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The Five Biggest Red Flags of a Toxic Culture

The results of a study from Glassdoor

We all know that working for a company with a toxic culture is unpleasant and stressful. But research on the impacts of toxic workplaces is still surprisingly grim.

One study found a toxic workplace triples your risk of depression. Research out of Harvard shows that firing a toxic jerk adds more than twice as much to a company's bottom line as hiring a superstar. Another recent study showed a toxic workplace was the single biggest predictor of whether employees would join the Great Resignation and head for the door.

All of which should make it crystal clear that you don't want to lead (or work for) a company with a toxic culture. But that begs a simple but important question. What exactly makes a culture toxic?

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