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5 Difficult Types of People at Work: How to Deal

5 Difficult Types of People at Work: How to Deal

By Benifys | HRPeople

July 09, 2009

It is said that every person is unique in their own way, but the term ‘unique’ is sometimes misleading. The truth is that everyone of us has come across unpleasant people of various types and degrees in our personal and profession lives, and I bet you won’t like to call them unique (jerks, perhaps?!).

The worst is when you happen to be unlucky enough to deal with these people in a professional setting, because unlike your personal life, you cannot hope to just ignore them and get on with it. In fact, chances are you are working with them in a team or worse still, working under them. Our attempt is to present to you five types of the most troubling, and unfortunately, also the kinds that you are very likely to encounter.

We know there are many more than just these five kinds – people who can become a reason for a severe case of headache; but we’re presenting the kinds that’ll make you exclaim – “hey, I know a guy who’s just like that”.

So write to us and let us know if you know someone like this, share names if you dare – we promise not to publish your feedback if you don’t want us to…


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