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How to Handle Difficult Co-workers


Unfortunately, one of the side effects of being in a working environment is dealing with difficult co-workers. This could be a regular occurrence or an occasional incident, but either way, they impact greatly on your work-life. It’s easy to point the blame and expose your temper in moments of conflict, but here’s some ways to handle disputes professionally.

Be considerate

When trying to resolve an issue with a difficult co-worker, be mindful that we all have bad days. It may be the case that a colleague is going through a tough time outside of work which may be impacting on their workplace behaviour. If this is the case, then try and forgive this poor attitude. However, if you are consistently dealing with a difficult co-worker then you should not let this bad behaviour slide.