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The Worst Things about Working in an Office (24 pics + 8 gifs)

Posted in Lifestyle   25 May 2013   / 18076 views

Noisy typers

Noisy eaters

Lift awkwardness

People who leave the kitchen looking like this

And allow their desks to become like this

Having to spend the first half of every Monday answering the exact same question

Would it be so wrong to just hand these out instead?

Martyrs who insist on hauling themselves into work despite being infectiously ill

Endless birthday whip-rounds

And leaving dos

Both of which always involve debilitating amounts of cake

And then, once a year, it’s your turn — which means sitting there while people sing “Happy Birthday” to you. Because that’s not awkward at all

People who don’t get back to you

Though at least that’s preferable to receiving emails that make no sense whatsoever

Meetings that drag on forever and make you daydream about doing this

People who make unnecessary noise

People who bring their babies into work

Nothing against babies. Babies are lovely. Just not in the workplace. It’s always a bit weird.


Corporate jargon

Stupid buzzwords

Workmates who are clueless about technology

Touchy-feely company slogans

This isn’t fake, by the way. It’s taken from an actual ad agency website.

Colleagues who send emails, despite sitting right next to you

Smug, annoyingly healthy people

You know the type. They cycled to work this morning, do yoga at their desk, and will probably go for a run at lunch

So while you’re hungover, dolefully chomping through one of these

They’ve got a drawer full of these

Colleagues who don’t pull their weight in key areas and therefore deserve to be shamed


And coworkers who are permanently stressed

Still, you’ve got to look on the bright side. Only another few hours to go, and then…

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Comments (1):

silvercrona 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I didn't even see the man with the baby until I read the title.
One of the sexiest women alive is in the frame...