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How to Deal with a Toxic Employee

Posted on November 2019

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If you are a leader in the banking and financial services sector, it is your top priority to ensure your teams are happy and working collaboratively. This delicate balance can be upset by the presence of a toxic employee who can spread negativity and cynicism to other members of your team.

Toxic employees can often be brilliant and innovative workers, but toxic behavior such as targeted bullying, gossip and frequent complaining can rile up other members of your team and make working life miserable.

Use this guide to help you identify toxic members of your team and approach the issue in a manner which is controlled and empathetic. A warning about the performance of an employee with constructive feedback will help you fix the issue before the behavior spreads.

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