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How to Deal With a Toxic Co-Worker

Posted on November 2019

One woman consoling another at their desks

Dealing with a toxic co-worker can be a tough situation to navigate. Colleagues who are making your working life difficult are impossible to escape, and if behaviour such as constant negativity, bullying and gossip is part of your everyday routine, the impact on your productivity and mental health can be huge.  

Working in the German banking and financial services can be stressful and a high-pressure environment, and more often than not the actions and motives of a toxic colleague is due to stress, and they may be unaware of the consequences of their behaviour.  

This guide will help you identify toxic behaviour and confront a toxic colleague in a calm and professional manner before they have a further impact on your ability to enjoy your job and do your work. 

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