How To Get Along With Every Kind Of Sucky Coworker

Illustrated by Elliot Salazar.
Unless you’ve worked alone your entire career or you’re extremely tolerant, you’ve probably had your share of annoying coworkers — the busybody who peppers you with intrusive questions, the slacker who does no work but somehow takes all the credit for yours, and a whole cast of annoying others.
Although it can feel like frustrating coworkers are just part of having a job, there are ways to deal with them more productively and minimize how much aggravation they add to your day. Here are some of the most common types of irritating coworkers and how you can neutralize their most annoying characteristics.