The office rumor mill, there is no getting around it. It has and will always exist, regardless of whether you work for a small, midsize or global corporation. But it is critical to know when it moves from harmless water cooler conversations into something more malicious.
A pervasive gossip culture creates negative energy at work, unnecessary distraction and stops co-workers from becoming a united team – which ultimately impacts productivity and brings down morale. These 4 tips will help you to stay away from the gossip negativity.