If you’ve ever worked in an office, you will have experienced at least one (but hopefully not all) of them…
Look, most people you work with? They’ll probably be OK. Great, even. But no matter how awesome your office is, there’s always at least one person who seems to be determined to ruin it for everyone.
You know who I’m talking about. The messy one. The inconsiderate one. The moody one… These are the types that make normal people resort to passive aggressive notes and impulsive stress ball purchases.
Read on to discover the eight most annoying office personalities.
1. The food stealer.
Surely this is the worst of the worst office offenders. Or maybe I’m just overly sensitive – because I’ve been a victim of this recently. #prayforme
If you’re looking forward to an incredible lunch of pad thai only to get to the office fridge and find it gone? You have a food stealer among you. Time to install some CCTV, perhaps?
2. The freezer.
You know the one: You can be in the midst of an Antarctic Vortex, but this person will insist on setting the office air-con to “glacial”. So while they sit at their desk in comfort, the other 99 per cent of the office is shivering with six layers of coats on.
Can one bring a Snuggie to the office without judgement? No?
3. The heater.
This person is a close cousin of the freezer – the person who must work in a tropical climate, or not at all.
If you have one of these types in your office, you’ve probably seriously considered stripping off and working in your bra and undies at least once…
4. The encroacher.
This is that one giant slob of a colleague whose stuff is continually spilling over onto your desk. If you don’t nip it in the bud stat, you’ll soon be left with a square millimetre of desk space.
Don’t be a victim.
5. The tuna-lover.
Tuna is great. But dear god does it reek. Does this worry the tuna lover though? Nope nope nope. They’ll happily tuck into their, shall we say, aromatic lunch while the rest of the office gags and prays for gas masks.