There’s a saying that you can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family. There’s another group of people you can’t always choose: co-workers.
Most workers spend more time with co-workers than with their own families, and often times in closer quarters. Whenever people are grouped together in a cramped, cube-farm environment, minor problems are bound to happen.
It’s tough enough to get through a hard day of work without having to endure the annoying habits of the people you work with. Whether it’s clipping fingernails at their desk, making loud personal phone calls, whistling toneless tunes or microwaving smelly squid for lunch, everyone has pet peeves about co-workers.
Without naming names or companies, what are your most-annoying workplace pet peeves?