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To be fed up of the gossiping?

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SidAndNancy Thu 12-Jan-17 19:34:41

I was signed off work (almost a year ago now) and it was mainly due to a colleague.

I've since been back, got a better job (same company) and in such a better place.

Found out today people are STILL talking about it. Aibu or are people really that sad they have nothing more interesting to talk about?

I understand office politics and how bitchy it can be but seriously it happened so long ago.

Allthebestnamesareused Thu 12-Jan-17 19:47:14

Maybe if you have only recently gone back there is just an element of surprise because they may have thought you'd left. When you say you have a better job may be that is what they are talking about if one of them thought they were in with a chance of that job.

Try to ignore it or if you feel up to it and hear them talking about you say "Yes -? sorry I thought I heard my name and assume you wanted me? Is there something I could help you with?"

SparklyLeprechaun Thu 12-Jan-17 19:56:08

I don't know, what did you hear, maybe it simply came up in the conversation? It doesn't necessarily have to be active gossiping about you. E.g. I might talk to a colleague about office bullying and they might say yes, that's similar to what happened to Sid last year? That sort of thing.

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