Spiraling: My experience with toxic culture in the workplace

Spiraling: My experience with toxic culture in the workplace

I am currently writing a section in our new Organizational Culture, Diversity and Inclusions course about toxic culture and I couldn’t avoid this story.

Sit back…this is a long one.

They approached me online. I hadn’t applied for the role but it had popped-up on my LinkedIn feed and I had “Liked” the post. It looked like a dream job, supporting an inspiring leader.

It intrigued me but I had a great job. I was working part-time as a private household assistant, my principal didn’t even live in the country full-time and though I worked 5 days a week I was remote for three of those days and the other two days I worked from a gorgeous home in Belgravia (a swanky part of London).

They reached out to me. I met with the CEO – smart, energetic, female.

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Course: Organizational Culture, Community + Inclusion

We’ve all seen it. The effects of toxic culture. You feel demotivated and disconnected from the purpose of your work. You want to be anywhere else and working on anything else.

About half of job seekers cite company culture as very important when choosing to apply to a company. This is because we like to feel useful, to feel there is purpose to our work and that our colleagues and leaders share our values.

We’ve teamed up with Christie Arias of Elite Assisting to talk all things culture and why admins and assistants are primely placed to effect the culture of a company.

This course is for you if you…

  • Enjoy the people side of any admin and assistant role
  • Want to make your organization a safe and comfortable place for all employees
  • Want to be a leader in culture
  • Are looking for initiatives and programs to promote culture as well as support equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Looking to diversify your skills and gain the respect of your leadership team
  • Desire to increase employee retention and elevate your organization as a desirable employer
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