“He’s Just a Hugger” – Employers Take Note, This Could Land You In Hot Water

The Tale of Mark The Hugger and Shelly Who Wants No Part Of It

Mark, a supervisor from the accounting department, is a hugger. When he sees a co-worker coming down the hall, he opens his arms wide and wraps them around the person tightly….maybe for a second or two longer than is socially acceptable. Bill and Jenny perceive Mark as harmless, but Shelly, the receptionist, is tense and does not want her supervisor’s hands on her. Shelly has told you, her Human Resources Representative, that Mark hugs “a lot.”Read more