5 Bad Effects of Being Too Kind to Junior

The arrival of a new coworker who becomes your junior is a common thing in the workplace. But considering your position as a senior, please note that as a senior, don’t be too kind and spoil your juniors.

Why? Because things that are done excessively are not good, including being too kind to your juniors at the office. Being under the guidance of excellent seniors can make them lazy to develop and feel pampered. Some of the bad effects can be seen in the following discussion.

1. So it’s easy to complain

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When a person is used to being pampered and treated very well, it can make him think that things are easy. Likewise, if you are too kind to your juniors at work, it can make it easy to complain.

Faced with a job that was a little tougher than usual he would probably complain all day long. It’s because you’re too kind to him which makes his outlook on the world of work easy.

2. Too dependent on seniors

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Anything in excess is not good, so if you are too kind to your juniors in the office. Which can make him become too dependent and take advantage of you, who is his senior, like a parasite in the office.

Ask to be taught if there are things he doesn’t know, help if he finds difficulties at work and other things that make him not hesitate to rely on you. So if you want to be a good senior, be a good senior but also be firm so that your juniors don’t take advantage of it.

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3. Don’t have a good work motivation

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When a person is treated very well and that makes him comfortable at work, he becomes lazy to develop. Your good attitude as a senior makes him relaxed towards work and not thinking of pushing himself in a career.

Indeed, not all juniors are like this, but most juniors will be lazy to compete and develop to be better if they are given enough attention and care by their seniors. It’s not your fault, but it is bad for his own career.

4. Mentally weak

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Another bad effect of being too kind to juniors is that it can make them mentally weak. What should be a tough world of work and forge mentally strong, it is covered by your treatment that is too kind to him.

As a result, he can’t be put under the slightest pressure, complaining that there’s a lot of work and responsibilities. Especially if he decides to change jobs, it will be very easy for him to get stressed when the treatment he gets is not as good as when you treat him.

5. Unprofessional and take the job lightly

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Fifth, the bad effect of being too kind to the juniors is that they take the job lightly. You who are too good to him don’t make him with or be afraid of you if you haven’t finished the job.

In other words, excessive good treatment can make your juniors jump. Completely unreliable and feel that you will never be angry and strict with him for being too nice.

In conclusion, excessively good treatment of juniors actually brings bad effects. So behave properly as a wise senior to his junior.

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