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The 25 Species of Coworkers

Alice Handley and Kayla Baxter

They might be lurking in the cubicle next to you or lounging in a cushy corner office. They could be e-nagging you daily or haunting your dreams at night. That’s right, the people you work with have the power to influence, annoy, inspire, and scare the living daylights out of you (work nightmares, anyone?).

Since you’re stuck with them 40 hours a week (at least!) you might as well understand them. We’ve come up with a field guide to the most common species of coworkers, no matter where you work. These types transcend every type of workplace — we guarantee you’ll find a few you recognize.

We’ve come up with a guide to the 25 varieties of coworkers you’ll probably run into in any office and how to maintain your sanity around them in this crazy working world. →


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