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I Can't Stand Most of My Coworkers

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    I work with a bunch of corporate lifer, clock-watching Jedi slackers. They fill their days with 60-minute meetings with long attendance lists but no agendas. What little time they...
    needlessthings needlessthings 31-35, M Mar 27

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    Co Workers/friends Talking About Me Behind My Back. Only I Could Hear Every Word. - Today I was a little late for work. Another coworker showed up about the same time I did. I...
    southerndreamsxx southerndreamsxx 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2010

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    Learning to Ignore Insults - I suppose feeling aliented is inevitable when I am a young male working in a building of old women. It used to infuriate me on a daily basis how...
    divineandrogyne divineandrogyne 22-25 2 Responses Jan 14, 2009

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    I Hate Them! - I have hated coming into work for the past 3 years! Because of certain people who work there!!! I have managed to stand it so far as we used to have an amazing...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 24, 2007

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    Just There For The Money... - When I first started working at my place a few years ago, I wanted to develop friendships with people and getting on with as many people as possible...
    bluebell78 bluebell78 31-35 Aug 22, 2012

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    Annoying Girl - There's this one girl that is always energetic and is always slacking off. If you ask her what she's working on she'll give you the whole story of how she was doing...
    mac2485 mac2485 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    So Ridiculously Lazy... - These people I work with really are the bottom of the barrel when it comes to our workforce. There are so many unemployed people out there and would KILL...
    aggiep2800 aggiep2800 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2011

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    I Tolerate Them... - my philosophy at work is go there everyday..on time, do a damn good job, be cordial with everyone, and go home! i have no interest in getting close or getting...
    welcome2myworld welcome2myworld 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2012

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    Change Part 2 - Wow! I cannot believe the childish behavior exhibited by my coworker today. It's Monday, and she was tired today; but, there is no excuse for how she acted.During...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    They're Just.. Dumb. - They're all too stupid to do their damb jobs. And believe me, this is a ******* easy job. Anyone can do it. Unforunately, no one has common sense anymore. No...
    cookiecakes cookiecakes 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 29, 2009

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    BACK Stabbing Coworkers - I worked at a large hotel chain that fired me for a very stupid reason. Well I did get my unemployment but after it started the ex employer tried to...
    Karino Karino 46-50 1 Response Aug 16, 2009

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    She's Repulsive And Makes Me Sick - For awhile, I worked with a Temperary employee who was the sweetest lady. I loved her and cried a river when her assignment was over. Now...
    grizzycat grizzycat 31-35, F Jan 8, 2013

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    You Can Change Jobs With This Oppertunity... :-d - Hi, Im new to the whole work from home online marketing industry and I just got involved with this business that gives you the...
    MattMo86 MattMo86 26-30, M Jul 22, 2013

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    A Coworker Drinking Game - I'm assuming my office wouldn't be too cheery with the idea of me bringing booze in (maybe when I quit I'll do that on my last day), but I'm working on...
    kiuz645 kiuz645 31-35, M 3 Responses May 21, 2010

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    My Lovely Co-workers - I have nicknamed a lot of them for my own amusement simply because if I don't laugh at them, they will definitely drive me crazy. First there is "...
    QueenD QueenD 31-35, F 38 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    Whiny Babies - If you don't want to work,then quit. Most of the servers at the restaurant where I work are whiners. Always crying because we are sitting them too fast or the tips...
    bri40 bri40 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2013

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    You Get Paid To Work, Not Just To Show Up.... - I believe I am a fairly tolerate person, but I am annoyed to no end by my one co-worker who spends all day kissing the leaderships...
    owl3 owl3 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    I Think My Coworkers Hate Me - Continuing from my last post about how much I can't stand many of my co-workers (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Cant-Stand-Most-Of-My...
    cowboyspikespeigal cowboyspikespeigal 22-25, M 1 Response May 31, 2012

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    Unreliable Coworkers - I had been working for three years but sometimes it can be three years too long.  Why?  I had to cover my co-worker's shifts all the time...
    Marie1979 Marie1979 26 1 Response Nov 7, 2008

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    Not most....just 1! Where I work there are 3 departments/areas, so to speak & our admin as well.....my specific area was only me until a few months ago after I came back from...
    tessa70 tessa70 41-45, F Jan 23

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    CST - I STARTED A NEW JOB ABOUT 4 MONTHS AGO.   WHEN I FIRST STARTED I HATED THE JOB... BUT I MADE FRIENDS WITH SOME OF THE YOUNGER COWORKERS.. IT MADE IT ALLOT MORE...
    AROMAOFDEATH AROMAOFDEATH 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2009

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    Let Bygones Be Bygones - Recently many of my coworkers left our hotel for the brand new hotel across the street. They left because our manager was hired at the new hotel, and they...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    Warning - Never Work For Family!!! - About a year ago the bar restaurant I worked as assistant manager at closed and I was left without a job, I had always worked in...
    moonfly moonfly 31-35 4 Responses Jun 26, 2009

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    Venting About My Lazy Coworker - I am not perfect and don't work every second of the day but my coworker is driving me nuts! She doesn't do her share of work and plays on the...
    Meowderkatze Meowderkatze 36-40, F 7 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    My Body Image Manifesto - My body is not the enemy. It has the greatest impact on my happiness and quality of life than anything else. I must love it, imperfections and all. Since...
    kristijo2000 kristijo2000 31-35, F Feb 27, 2011

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    Get Out, Get Out, Get Out!!!!!!! - WHY do these people I work with insist on coming into my office when they are obviously bored and think I would be interested in starting up a...
    aggiep2800 aggiep2800 31-35, F Sep 8, 2011

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    Picking Up People'S Slack. - Why is it that this generation does not do their job? I clearly do not understand why people call out of work weekly...leaving me with picking up their...
    Thelittlethings017 Thelittlethings017 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    I've become the coworker that everyone hates and I just don't low why Can you guys please tell me frankly what I need to do to get them to like me? They all hang out together...
    PrincessCadance PrincessCadance 22-25, F Dec 15, 2013

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    Working With Idiots - I actually like most of my coworkers. There are two that are trying to get me fired. Out of 20 or so, I guess that's not bad. Let's assume they are right and...
    childofweakness childofweakness 36-40, F 4 Responses May 18, 2011

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    Lame. - the majority of the people i see throughout the day annoy the hell out of me. stop gossiping. stop being two faced. try doing some work for a change. there's a reason all...
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2009

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    My Lovely Co-workers Part 2 - Here's something funny about my retarded co-workers and employees: Yesterday I went into my store to finish the schedule for next week.  I was...
    QueenD QueenD 31-35, F 8 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    I Don't Really Want To Go To Work Anymore...i Can't Stand My Coworkers - I should feel grateful that I have job. I am. My job isn't that bad either. A good entry-level job in a...
    cowboyspikespeigal cowboyspikespeigal 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 10, 2012

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    This Is The Way It Is - It's this insane idea that continues to plague my workplace. The idea that, out of all of us, only -one- person is absolutely correct, and -everyone else...
    Motherofabigboy Motherofabigboy 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2013

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    Change - I've been at my job for 3 months shy of 5 years. For the most part of these 5 years, I've been with the same people. My supervisor trained me, for which I am very thankful...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92 51-55, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2012

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    So Different From My Old Job - On my old job i loved my boss he was a great friend, a great spirit. helped me in so many ways. i am where i am today because of him. i made so many...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 7 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    I'm Completely Fed Up With My Co-workers - Politics  ... I work for a fortune 500 company and the office where I work resembles a governmental institution in a developing country...
    fedupwithlazylosers fedupwithlazylosers 31-35 3 Responses Dec 19, 2011

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    By The Way, You Weren't Invited - I am the administrative assistant at my office and I work with all men and one other chick. There are only 6 of us in our small office. Well today...
    megan545 megan545 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2010

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    Co-workers - Co-workers,Some,They're the pits,Lazy,Do nothin',Carrying 'em,I can't stand,Thank goodness,For hometime!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Aug 4, 2012

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    Somtimes - I go to work at the food store. There is only 2 girls working in my department including me. I can't stand the other woman. She it a total *****. The department manager...
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid 26-30, F Jun 16, 2008

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    My Lazy Co-worker Is Unbelieveable - I have 2 years more experience than she does but she gets to go to a conference in Florida when I was told only the boss could go. She has...
    Meowderkatze Meowderkatze 36-40, F Aug 24, 2011

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    My Cowokers - I'm working as a personal carer at a nursing home at the moment. One colleague is very flirty and touchy to me and I hate it. I told him about it and we stay friends...
    secretseal secretseal 22-25, F Dec 18, 2012

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    I Can'T Stand Her - I'm a temp, the woman who sits next to me at the office is absolutely unbearable. She seems to need to be in control of every situation and every interaction...
    rosie0000 rosie0000 31-35, F Oct 10, 2013

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    I Like My Job, Just Not Many Of My Coworkers - I guess it is the aftereffects of a long weekend, the interruption in your typical routine to get an extra day of rest that throws...
    cowboyspikespeigal cowboyspikespeigal 22-25, M 1 Response May 29, 2012

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    This was almost funnier than it was annoying. Almost. I left work at 12:30 for my half hour lunch break. At 12:45 my phone rang. I answered right away since I assumed a beautiful...
    viaaf viaaf 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Everything About This Place - I was so excited at first when I got the job. I thought "oh my God, I'm going to do my best, and work hard" I was so thankful that I was no longer...
    thanatophobic thanatophobic 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    Creepy... - There's this old guy that works in the office next to mine. He keeps passing by my office SLOWLY and just peeking his head in to look at me. It's freakin' giving me the...
    aggiep2800 aggiep2800 31-35, F Jan 24, 2012

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    Sometimes it's like I'm babysitting while I'm at work. The attitudes and idiocy I deal with from coworkers is worse than what I get from my kids.
    Boo4life Boo4life 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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