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Signs that someone is gunning for your job

There’s nothing worse than believing that your actions are constantly being analysed by a colleague with the intention of taking your job.

For one thing, feeling like your every move is being analysed can make even the most confident worker overthink their actions, and can easily lead to presenteeism and burnout. Dedicating yourself to your work is hard enough without the feeling that a peer is out to put their career ahead of your own – regardless of what that does to you.

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Comments (1)

  • George Dawes (not my
    George Dawes (not my
    Thu, 1 Aug 2019 8:13am BST
    A really interesting piece, the challenge is when the person works in HR then you really have no where else to go, or that's how it felt.