How to Deal With a Nosy Co-Worker

Work breeds a false sense of familiarity between co-workers. What to do when the prying goes too far?
Illustration by Andrew Joyner

My friend Megan has an office stalker. She works at a library in Nashville, where one of her co-workers walks by her desk so frequently that one day, Megan started keeping a tally. “She passed by my cubicle 17 times between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.,” Megan says, “and almost every time she’ll be like, ‘Hi!’ and pop her head in. I can’t stand it.”

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.