How to deal with 4 types of office grinches

How to deal with 4 types of office grinches

We’ve all worked with at least one office Grinch. Not just the individual who is a real scrooge around the festive season, this is the difficult co-worker who you struggle to work with all year round. And, with so many personality types within the office, there will always be someone we clash with.

Speaking to HR Grapevine, Steve Wainwright, Managing Director, EMEA, at Skillsoft, advises on how to deal with a difficult personality, ‘the office grinch’ per se. He says that the key to managing difficult personalities is to become familiar with the most common types. “After all, you can’t change other people, but you can change how you deal with them. This skill is vital to ensure a challenging colleague doesn’t impact how you feel about your job,” he advises.

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