The German banking and financial sector is filled with talented and high-performing individuals. But a stressful and high-pressure environment can also breed toxic behaviours such as bullying and gossiping.
Just like toxic waste, a toxic employee can quickly spread and affect the environment they are in. You may notice other members of your team spending time handling drama and distractions created by a difficult person instead of working collaboratively and openly, affecting the bottom line of your company. It is your job as an employer to handle this employee before their negativity overwhelms your other team members.
This guide provides tips on how to handle a toxic employee in a direct yet empathetic way and reintroduce balance and productivity to your team.