Updated: Oct 4, 2019
Toxic employees are a poison that threatens to contaminate the workplace environment. They spread dissent and discontent among co-workers, lowering employee morale and productivity. Whether manipulators, gossips, whiners, backstabbers or perceived “victims,” these individuals can wreak havoc on any organization. Many companies have toxic employees but fail to deal with them.
If you are a victim of a toxic environment and you are tormented by toxic people the most important thing to do is this; don’t lower your level, stay above them, if you’ve tried reasoning with them, and they aren’t budging, don’t hesitate to vacate their space and ignore them until they do.