Toxic Employees

How to Transform Your Culture From Toxic to Peak Performance

Employees agree to a code of conduct. You are not the bad guy for enforcing it.

4 Lessons We Can Learn From the High-Profile Firings at Disney

Knowing how to handle a toxic personality is important, but it's even better to avoid hiring the wrong person in the first place.

Per Bylund

When Do You Stop Protecting a Superstar?

The Bill O'Reilly case highlights the widespread damage that even a media star can wreak.

3 Benefits of a Better Thought-Out Hiring Process

New hires are failing, in record numbers. How do you keep this from happening to you?

Andre Lavoie

Why You Need to Avoid Hiring That Potentially Toxic Rockstar

That 'perfect' candidate may be a disaster. Five strategies for screening him (or her) out.

5 Questions to Ask Before Dealing With a Negative Team Member

Does an unhappy employee need a little attitude adjustment -- or do you need to part ways with this person?

Marty Fukuda

Study: Dodging a Toxic Hire Is Better for Business Than Onboarding a Superstar

Companies who avoid hiring these problem employees end up saving thousands of dollars, according to the paper's authors.

Geoff Weiss

To Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee, Look for These 6 Qualities (Infographic)

A toxic hire can cost a company time and money, so finding workers with these characteristics is vital.

Carly Okyle

5 Types of Toxic Employees and How to Deal With Them (Infographic)

When it comes to the troublemakers in your organization you have two choices: cut them out or rein them in. Here's how to do the latter, like a boss.