4 Employees Who are Secretly Toxic

storm-cloud-over-manMy recent post, Don’t Fire Difficult Employees, pointed out that sometimes the most obviously difficult employees–like drama queens and nonconformists–just need some management attention to fulfill their potential.

There are, however, four types of employee who truly drain productivity, not because they demand attention, but because they typically fly under the management radar. These are the employees that really do need to be fired ASAP:

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Geoffrey James

Geoffrey James

Geoffrey James, writes a daily column for Inc.com and is the author of the newly-published book Business Without the Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts You Need to Know.

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