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The Most Annoying Workplace Behaviors

Posted August 12th, 2014 @ 5:01am by Chilli Amar


According to a new survey sponsored by Accountemps, many workers are bothered by the habits of their co-workers in the office.

Using a speakerphone or talking loudly on the phone was the number one thing that annoyed workers, with 36-percent of respondents saying these behaviors bothered them the most.

23-percent found it annoying when a co-worker talked or loitered around their desk.

And, food with strong odors was also listed as a problem, with 15 percent of respondents saying they are annoyed by smelly foods eaten by co-workers.

Other things workers are bothered by include:

  • body odor and bad breath
  • clicking a pen
  • chewing gum
  • wearing inappropriately sexy clothing
  • a messy workplace


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