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How to Deal With a Toxic Co-Worker

Posted on November 2019

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Working in the banking and financial services sector in Switzerland can be a high-pressure environment where high standards are expected. However, even the most brilliant and driven worker can be affected by the presence of a toxic colleague within their company.   

If you are experiencing consistent negative and energy-sucking behaviour from a co-worker such as gossip, bullying and emotional manipulation, you can end up feeling distracted and unproductive. If the behaviour is inescapable, it can eventually have an impact on your personal life and mental health as stress builds up.  

It is important to confront and tackle toxic behaviour, and this guide provides advice on how to approach a toxic team member in a calm, productive and professional manner.  

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