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How do I deal with a prejudiced coworker?

Last month, I started working at a fast food restaurant. It is just a summer job for me to get some money before I go to college, but I am an extremely devoted employee (working 50+ hours per week). ...
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How to deal with a constantly complaining coworker?

As a developer working for a large company, we occasionally get together to discuss how our jobs could be easier/better. However, one of our coworkers has started talking about how much our ...
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How to deal with coworkers having loud conversations [duplicate]

The workspace at this job is divided with small cubicles just high enough that you don't see the person next to you when you're both sitting. Recently the worker next to me has been engaging in a lot ...
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What should I do about an employee eating at their desk? [closed]

I work at a conservative company where employees are not allowed to eat at their desk. The rule has always been in place, but has been more strictly enforced when we developed a pest infestation that ...
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My coworker doesn't do anything at work [duplicate]

I am a software development student and I have got a job at a Hardware Company which also makes Software. Currently I have an internship elsewhere and I work there on Saturdays. We work in a team of ...
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How to react if a coworker pretends to have forgotten about my property but actually didn't?

The case is the following. Like over 6 months ago, a coworker required a USB stick for work related stuff but we hadn't one ready for use. On coinsidence I just had a private one with me which had no ...
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New coworker constantly trying to undermine me [closed]

A new coworker seems to want my position within the company and has been constantly trying to undermine me in meetings and in front of my direct reports. She constantly tries to make up things that ...
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How do I stop my co-workers from teasing me with another co-worker?

I have been working for more than 3 years now with my co-worker and people have been teasing us here and there and it doesn't make me happy, at all. Things have gone awkward to the point where I can't ...
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How do I politely tell a coworker to only focus on his portion of the work?

I've been working on a software project for a few months now with a very small team (and by small, I mean there was an extended period of time where I was the only developer). Our working dynamic is ...
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What can I about coworkers that slurp and smack their food in the office? [duplicate]

When lunch time hits at our close office space, a majority of my coworkers tend to very loudly enjoy their meal. The amount of slurping and chewing noises is amazing. All these noises with the saliva, ...
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Coworker is not making any progress (how to help him?) [closed]

I work in a university and do my phd there. In our office is another phd student which seems to struggle a lot with essentially everything and I am wondering if there is anything I can do about it ...
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Giving feedback to difficult coworker? [closed]

I have a coworker who is known for being quite lazy. He often does things just to get out of doing much work. I would like to give him feedback before going to upper management, but I am not sure how ...
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Dishonest statements [closed]

I have a coworker (A) who brought to my attention that one of our mutual colleagues (B) told someone else that I was a "bad boss" and dishonestly refered to Coworker A as the one who told him (...
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How to handle a coworker's breath odor? [duplicate]

I work in an office of 6 or 7 people a day. I absolutely like everyone and it is a really nice place (seriously). I want to stay here a long time and continue working with the same people. I have a ...