Free Employment & Career Articles

Professional Authors - Professional Articles

Career Advice - Coping With the Behavior of Difficult Co-Workers

It is not always easy for any of us when we are working to get a long with all of the different personalities that we work with on a daily basis. Face it, people can be difficult and they can be strange at times with the different strange habits or behaviors they might have.

This can be quite frustrating at times. Especially if you are dealing with other employees that are always late, they don't do a very good job or they simply do things that just outright annoy you. You can however; learn to cope with these kinds of co-workers and not let those kinds of employees ruin a job that you actually like. Here are some pointers on how to cope with employees that really bug you.

One of the first things that you should do is to sit down and try to figure out what exact behaviors exist with a certain person that really pushes your buttons. You need to try and pinpoint this precisely if you can. It's a lot easier to be able to face specific ways they behave than taking on the whole person. Because it's rare that everything a person does is annoying.

You should try and figure out what good things your fellow employee brings to the table as well. A lot of co-employees do have something good to bring to the table. This is important to note even if their bad qualities outnumber their good ones. You need to give them credit for the good behaviors and good traits that they do have.

Then you need to ask yourself a very important question. Why do you even care about the bad habits or behaviors that other employees have? Sometimes you can drive yourself nuts getting all wrapped up with the things that other employees do and half the time it's probably not even directed at them. If you have some of your own issues as well, you need to consider that you deal with your own first before you even consider theirs.

If you are the kind of person that seems to get caught up in things that don't even have an effect on you, back off and stop letting yourself get involved. Other employees bad choices generally will not have any kind of affect on your job and where you stand within the country so why let yourself get sucked into their issues and problems? You don't need the drama so get out of it by just ignoring it.

However; there might be times where a person's behavior might have an impact on your job and you should try to figure out how to manage the situation. For instance if you are expecting some information that you need to finish your project on time but they don't get the work to you, you make sure that the next time you have something to do that depends on their work as well, make sure to add that extra time it takes to get their information into your work timetable. If this doesn't work, find a way to do your work without their help and if you have to, take it to your boss.

At all cost, take care of yourself and your job. If you are working in an environment that is becoming hostile because of certain behaviors of fellow employees you need to take the issue to your human resources department or personnel department and let them know that you feel some of the things people are doing that are hampering your ability to work. Make sure before you do this however that you have kept good documentation about everything that has happened, otherwise your efforts might be sabotaged by the person you are reporting.

Note: Never allow yourself to get overly involved or fixated on another employee and what they do. If you find that even your boss and the personnel department can't help you with a particularly bad situation then you may have to start looking for another job.

Hunter Deneal commented on 23-Feb-2016 04:45 AM
superb. Thanks

Dion Burrel commented on 31-Jul-2016 12:17 AM

ferry commented on 02-Nov-2016 07:37 AM
Forex Signals ES a group of experienced individuals who gathered under the methodology of the 'technical analysis' in trade, extracted from 16 years of negotiation of the financial markets. We do not count on "analysis of the base. For what? They are just a waste of time to spend hours, days and months that followed the price of the shares on the news and read the reports and accounts of the company. There are even times where you will develop theories on the market and then be surprised that it works only once and that's it! I couldn't even have economists accepted this beautiful experience and long on Forex trading on the basis of the theory of the firm included projected increase.

Post a Comment

Captcha Image

hate job specific directions foreign exchange market personal time strengths decision making parole officer volunteer work boss know job help work force skills diplomacy smile confident current boss recruitment agency self employed person politeness jobs sexism employment ad schools friends career vacations work production guidelines co-worker sabotage interview tips housing jobseeker help interview tips important car payments claims recommendation self employed refreshed new skills friction company policy honesty job seekers qualifications life changing religious discrimination local papers.job personal goals website job references work place pink slip former employers confidence work timetable honest opinion lazy boss answering questions temptations paying attention work schedule bad mouth coping federal jobs candlestick patterns business management quitting job shops addiction counseling career path career help screened out work schedule change correct information mp3 player enjoying work family issues sandwiches prospective employer samples of work fellow employee job satisfaction distrust job description become important job reference alcoholic research information intelligence employment tips getting fired ID environment company policies login follow instructions good employment update resume forex trading strategies money nice pants professional fellow employees social security office gossip workplace personal issues religious holidays job seeker prison training great job reference job position union stressful dress nice personal employees professional references parolees paperwork emergency career center company website lunch break management deadline qualification job performance family complaint own work job application hr employers churches work abilities candidates job market work programs lunch dispute resolution attorney friendly annoys job showing respect be prepared valued employee love job soup former employer work environment grammar errors duties list quit work scheduled changed secretive job title personal freedom job candidates fair pay violation potential employer staff management negotiate unemployment credit card information pleasant working environment can of worms job policies interview taking credit finances forex trading police smiling losing your job happy worker jobsearch Al-Anon professional conduct work recommendation improve conditions foot in the door healthy dinner interview questions hackers employee benefits weaknesses employment unemployment claim eat right contributions employment tip human resources agism alcoholism employment office find work equal income shock black marke disabilities lawsuit drugs new boss opportunity self-control resume your future feel valued management tips unemployment lines vacation time boss personnel department professional job interview talk to boss get the job done lawyer interests subordinate personal information secured server state department issues quit job schedule social security number currency trading questionnaire help scams dissatisfied employee handbook co-workers job interview tips relaxed employer human resources tips character reference co-worker worries drivers licence manipulation interview advice work area procedures job search vending machine employee self employed taxes hobbies good references annoying co-worker work record negotiable feel good different people anti-discrimination policies scammers employee hours spelling errors angry feelings big bucks comfortable pride job hunting empathy annoying fellow employee prison library misconduct arrogance job discrimination list orientation unemployed previous employer experience feeling better negotiation resigning family life first day professional levels embezzlement fired children sadness sleep look for a job employment references proper manner problems personality staff management tips time off earned vacation time accommodation difficult people background check previous employment GED programs business bureau job management job interview unemployment benefits job skills benefits online job application finding a job emotions interview preparation knowledge special instructions interviewers being unreasonable dealing with boss gossip tax money personal problems career change work hours stress volunteering flexibility behavior angry boss passion fear cragslist relocation annoying employee objectivity mortgage finding employment fight discrimination giving attention be positive investigation salary values taxation issues paid to work career tips policy job advice rent right person productivity respect work load good documentation appeal letter AA fix problems resentment hat job moving state new employee maps quality time upset boss eye contact minimum wage cover letter nice shirt pay attention legitimate company employment advice addiction photo employment history supervisor new job getting credit job search.personal credibility career advice

Copyright 2016 - Free Info Site Enterprises
Privacy Policy  |  Copyright Policy  |  Website Use Policy  |  Non Endorsement Policy  |  Contact Us  

Business Blogs
Business blogs