Many roles in the pharma and life sciences sector relies on collaboration and positive relationships with your colleagues to achieve success. However, if you are faced by a coworker who displays toxic behavior such as gossiping or taking credit for other’s work, it can quickly destroy the productivity of a team and slow the progress of your projects.
Worse yet, working with a toxic colleague can negatively impact your own job performance and even derail your career if they’re allowed to continue their behavior.
So what’s the best strategy for handling a toxic co-worker? This guide can help you identify and approach toxic behavior in a professional manner before they make any more impact on your work.