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Red Alert or False Alarm? Handling Alarmist Personalities

Posted by HRdownloads on Oct 12, 2017 2:30:00 PM

At one time or another, most workplaces have had someone who pushes the panic button at the first sign of smoke. You probably know the type. They’re the person who comes to your office wanting you to drop everything for a non-urgent situation they’ve rated an 11 out of 10. They’re the doomsayer in the meeting harping on the negatives or taking up time unnecessarily imagining worst-case scenarios that are unlikely, but could happen. Many times, the workplace alarmist is someone quick to overreact, panic over trivial matters, or distract their colleagues with a non-crisis that they label a “Code Red.”

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Topics: Alarmist Personalities, HR Management

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