The views of this article are the perspective of the author and may not be reflective of Confessions of the Professions.
Do you have a coworker that is always talking to you? Or one that shares a few too many details about their personal life? If so, you’re in the same boat as nearly half of Americans who cite interrupting and oversharing as some of their largest annoyances.
Quality Logo Products recently surveyed 1,900 American workers to learn more about what behaviors they find most irrigating in their colleagues.
- More than 90% of American workers said at least one coworker annoys them.
- 68% have confronted a coworker about being annoying.
- 57% have considered quitting or quit because of an annoying coworker.
- The types of behavior that are most annoying:
- Taking credit for someone else’s work
- The most annoying workplace conversations:
- Nearly half (48%) find their coworkers less annoying in a remote setting.
Take a look at the full report which includes remote vs. in-office annoying habits, annoying email and slack habits as well as the managerial behaviors that annoy Americans the most.