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How to Work With Someone You Hate

Every office has its jerks. We’re here to help.

One of the unfortunate realities of office life is having to work with people you don’t like. The modern open office space is a powder keg for personality clashes. And cutthroat, hypercompetitive work environments only exacerbate things. People have competing agendas and priorities, making work feel like an episode of Game of Thrones

Bad co-workers come in all shapes and sizes: absentee managers, disorganized colleagues, work frenemies, etc. How do you deal with having to do your job alongside a bona fide work jerk? Rebecca and Francesca talk to Robert Sutton, author of The No Asshole Rule and The Asshole Survival Guide, about the best coping strategies for working with the worst of the workplace. 

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