Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Tips: Dealing with Boorish Bosses & Cranky Co-workers

According t0 9News KUSA, if you just can't seem to get along with a co-worker, a new survey says you're not alone. So-called Belittlers, Saboteurs, Credit Thieves, and Rumormongers can make your workplace a challenge. The survey by Office Team of 532 workers 18 years or older, found that 29 percent work with someone who is rude or unprofessional on the job. Of those, 68 percent felt co-workers frequently behave badly. (Full survey at According to Office Team, the way an employee deals with an unpleasant colleague can often affect a career. On 9NEWS 6 a.m., Meghan McNeeley of the Robert Half International staffing service, identified the most common types of difficult co-workers and offered suggestions on ways to cope and deal with boorish co-workers. For the full story, see For information on workplace harassment, see Denver attorney Kimberlie Ryan's website at