Linked Questions

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How to handle a coworker pretending to be my boss? [duplicate]

I have an odd situation: I have a coworker who acts like he's my boss. I've already confirmed with higher-ups that it's just not true. He'll say all kinds of things like: This is my department. ...
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7answers
8k views

Problem with bullying from an older colleague [duplicate]

I have a serious problem with a colleague. I am 26 and I recently joined a company where the average is 45. I am the youngest there, and I have a problem with an older colleague who is 47 and he is ...
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2answers
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How should I deal with a difficult colleague who keeps giving me work? [duplicate]

As the most junior in my team, I've been working with a challenging manager/colleague (let's call him A). I've been working on a project with him for the past month, something that usually takes a ...
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3answers
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How to deal with a bossy, micro-managing co-worker [duplicate]

I'm a web dev (mostly front-end/UX designer), at a small shop of less than 10. I was hired quite quickly as they had projects piling up and the previous person in my position had kind of left them ...
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1answer
2k views

Dealing with over smart colleague [duplicate]

I work with a person who is as same position as me but is 30 years older. I saw him being fancy with other colleagues on his second day. He somehow knows less but talks more. He has been acting ...
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15answers
18k views

How to deal with a nit-picky coworker

I'm a self-taught software developer here. I am wondering if anyone has advice about how to handle a coworker (with about 1 month of experience at my workplace compared to my 18 months) who takes ...
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12answers
13k views

I'm not Junior/Entry-Level, but Senior Dev treats me like one

I'm currently a 24 yr old contract-to-hire developer at this company. I'm five months in to a six month contract. My job title is "Developer." No prefix. I'm between Junior/Entry-Level and Senior. I'm ...
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5answers
3k views

What steps should someone take when reporting their bullying issue to management isn't taken seriously?

I would like to ask some questions in regards with the workplace bullying. I had my lunch in front of my desk, as usual, when one of my colleagues started complaining that my lunch was smelly and ...
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3answers
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A coworker incessantly asks for small favours or errands, how do I get him to stop without offending him?

I have a coworker who keeps on asking me for small favours that he can do by himself. For example, I entered our break room to drop off my lunch when, after seeing me, he will ask me if I can close ...
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4answers
1k views

How to deal with a bossy coworker

Long story short, our team is now out of its team leader and our manager is not quite involved in our day to day operations. We're a small team with two more senior guys (another guy and myself) and ...
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3answers
853 views

I feel like my coworker gives me all the work

My coworker has been with the company for perhaps 10 years longer than me, so obviously she’s higher up on the totem pole, but we’re still counterparts. She’s not my boss, we have the same job, she ...
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2answers
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How to handle co-worker's loud voices? [duplicate]

A recently hired co-worker has the habit of almost constantly discussing everything no matter how important or trivial the subject is and that is no problem for me but his rather loud voice is my ...