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How to Deal with a Toxic Co-Worker

Posted on November 2019

A man is feeling frustrated

Everyone will experience working with a toxic co-worker at some point in their career. These are the colleagues who suck the positive energy out of the room, always ready to criticize and bully others while avoiding their own work, or always providing an excuse.  

Dealing with constant negativity and a toxic working atmosphere can have a serious impact on both your enjoyment of work and your mental health, especially in a busy and high-pressure sector such as banking and financial services in Hong Kong.   

This resource provides a handy and practical guide on how to tackle toxic behaviour from a colleague in a way which won’t damage your relationship. Navigating these waters can be tricky, but there are strategies which you use to help stop negative behaviour patterns and restore balance to your environment.  

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