Infographic: 5 Types of Toxic Employees (and How You Should Deal with Them)

Slackers, martyrs and socialites can derail your team.

Gossip, low productivity and burnout can ruin a team. Often, these problems are introduced via one or a few bad employees, derailing moving toward a goal. All it takes is is one toxic employee to completely ruin a project.

Reuben Yonatan of put together an infographic -- with information from Business Insiders, Forbes and other business publications -- that can help any team leader deal with bad staff members. He identifies five typical toxic employee archetypes and gives suggestions on how to deal with them in the graphic below or on's site.