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How to Deal with a Toxic Co-Worker

Posted on October 2019

One person comforting another

​The continued success of the German technology sector can be attributed to positive working conditions, a collaborative spirit and an innovative approach to finding technological solutions.

However, a co-worker who favours toxic behaviours such as gossip, bullying, taking credit for other’s work or sowing seeds of mistrust can impact your job performance, the success of your team, and even damage your career if you are targeted by bullies.

This guide provides advice on how to handle bad behaviour from a toxic co-worker, including tips on how to address them directly or get help from your HR department or senior management.

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