Many people have researched and asked, “How can bullying be eradicated?” Employers today ask job candidates to fill out a survey before the initial interview can be conduct. These surveys are supposed to measure a person’s character and work ethics. Adding psychological evaluations to these surveys could help an employer understand the main reason why bully’s, well, bully. Having this kind of information will …show more content…
All over the web, there are sites like his that are devoted to stopping the treat of bullying amongst the good and hard working. However, these sites mean nothing unless our employers step up and come to the aid of these victims.
According to a study conducted by the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) in 2010 stated the 35% of the U.S. workforce (an est. 53.5 million Americans) report being bullied… However Naomi Shavin writer for Forbes Magazine article What Workplace Bullying Looks Like In 2014 -- And How To Intervene. Did an interview on David Maxfield coauthor of the books Crucial Conversations and Influencer, Stating, 96% of American employees experience bullying in the workplace and the nature of that bullying is changing. “In the 70’s, it was fisticuffs….
This is a real problem and needs to stop now. The rate of bully related suicides or rising. In the past decade, headlines reporting the tragic stories of people suicides linking in some way to bullying have become so common. The pain and suffering associated with these events, have affected individuals, families, communities and tour society and has increased national outcry to do something about the problem of bullying and …show more content…
Therefore, a benefits package that includes mental health coverage is not just a want it is a need.
Moreover, what is a Psychological evaluation? A psychologist acts something like a detective in the process to find answers. They develop hypotheses about problems, based on the information presented in the evaluation. Then, this hypothesis is tested. The Psychologist asks questions and review information about your past medical and social history. This process will help to identify symptoms that should, or should not be present. Each hypothesis is evaluated to determine how well it explains your psychological functions. Finally, the psychologist reaches a conclusion, based on the testing the hypothesis.
Unfortunately, not everyone sees or understands the benefits of having this kind of coverage. Mike Caggiano, an e-business consultant in McLean, VA, has mixed feelings about personality tests. He has used them in the past, however he states that some may have giving wrong answers in purpose. Caggiano says, Personality tests are also time-consuming, even if they’re administered online. “By the time they’re evaluated, a candidate may have taken a different job.... However …would still administer the tests after candidates are hired. “The issue is the logistics of giving the test... “I can see using them as a team-building