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Toxic Employees Are Unliked, but Often Keep Their Jobs

Skill set shouldn't trump a bad attitude in the workplace, study finds.

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If you've been in the workforce for longer than six months, you've probably encountered him: the toxic co-worker. You've likely thought about the old adage that one bad apple ruins the entire organization. According to a recent study by Fierce, you'd be in good company.

The negative impact a toxic employee has on an organization far outweighs the unique skill set he may have. In the study, conducted this

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