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How to Deal with a Toxic Co-Worker

Posted on October 2019

Woman consoling another at her desk

​Working within the procurement and supply chain industry means handling a fast-moving environment which relies on collaboration and positive relationships between co-workers. We all find ourselves working with those we simply don’t get along with, but it is a toxic coworker whose behaviour can start to impact on our ability to do our jobs and even our mental health and personal relationships.

A toxic co-worker can drain energy through being constantly negative or creating a tense atmosphere through bullying or engaging in gossip. If you find yourself feeling humiliated or manipulated by a colleague, it is time to tackle their toxic behaviour directly.

This resource provides tips on how to deal with a difficult co-worker in a professional and respectful manner before they have a further affect on your life or even damage your career.​