Tension in the workplace - workmates being difficult - CiteHR
Nathrao
Insolvency N Gst Professional
BGod
Hr Practitioner

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Good day all, kindly assist with adequate advice. I work in the HR Department with a total of 8 members. Unfortunately, I feel as though I am put through too much pressure. My Boss ignores my emails or considers what I provide as minor. The other staff members generally are just about getting paid with no passion at all for the Job. My equal is the worst of all and always does things at her own time and since people do not even talk to her they always put pressure on me. I am about to quit this organization, please assist on how I can get at least my equal to do her job without always sulking or responding negatively.
The situation you are facing needs to be rectified by careful thought/analysis.
What could be the reason for such indifferent behaviour towards you?
What is your designation?
Is your organisation Pvt or Sarkari/PSU?
Do the other 7 members behave friendly with each other ?
In your place, I would make an effort to reach out to all members in a friendly way even if there are rebuffs from some.
Show some patience with them.
From your side do the job and move it to the next in the line.
Delays then will be attributed to the defaulter.
Keep in close touch with your HR boss and keep informing of progress in tasks.
Be diplomatic and decline jobs pertaining to your counterpart.
This kind of situation does happen in other organisations also.
Patience, diplomacy and networking with other 6 members can help out.

Thank you, for your reply. In response to your thread I would like to notify you that I am a bottom level HR practitioner, who is the lowest in the chain of command. Delays occur quite often and they are often attributed to the whole team where you find me being reprimanded the most as I cannot defend or speak out due to my status. What I have noticed is that in Africa the work ethic is very low which is why we are in the 3rd world. People are concerned more about status than actually doing any Job, I guess I cant blame them as it is how they were raised. The best thing I can do is to keep quite (keep it inside) until it kills me. When I speak out I tend to seem as though I am not a team player. But hey what goes around comes around I guess one day they will be taking orders from me.
Thank you again for your worthy advice.

Dont let stress get the better of you.
As junior most extra strain will fall on you but treat it as learning opportunity.
Being junior most has its own pains and compensations.
At least show your work ethics and do your level best.
you will learn more and over time others will understand that you are an achiever and ready worker/employer.
That image/reputation will pay dividends.Hard work never kills and always pays dividends in some form or other.

Thank you have been of great assistance. Please let me know how I can help in any instance.
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