How to not annoy people at the office

2018-05-24 08:24 #0 by: Niklas

You do not want to be the one people at work is annoyed by. If you are unsure of what not to do, here are some examples:

  • Do not make unnecessary noise

  • Follow the meeting room rules

  • Do not make a mess of the kitchen

  • Pick the right times to be social

  • Use shared equipment with judgement

Read more about how to behave in a shared office at on Medium:

Stop! Coworking Etiquette — How to Not Be “That Annoying Guy”

What do you find most annoying about coworkers?

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2018-05-24 09:41 #1 by: Evelina

I would like to add do not eat food that is not yours.  Although it hasn't happened to me at work, it has happened with past flatmates and of course when I used to live with my brothers. Laughing out loud

2018-05-24 17:54 #2 by: jadekintz

#1 The food thing is VERY important. I worked in a large office with 70 people and there was a constant battle of someone always drinking my drinks I would bring in.

2018-05-24 18:49 #3 by: jordan

Replacing things or at least noting that something needs replacing would be a big one for me as well. No one wants to deal with the stress of not being able to do what they need to because the equipment isn't there.

2018-06-07 06:38 #4 by: Maddie

People eating you food have never been a problem for me (even though I've worked in a pretty large office with 250 employees), do people actually do that?

But one thing I can't believe is not on the list is perfume! Please don't drench yourself in perfume before leaving for work, a little easy breezy citrusy stuff is fine but if you go heavy on that 90's nightclub perfume you will give me a headache. So please don't.

2018-06-07 17:41 #5 by: Evelina

Oh that is a big one for me too! Perfume and other strong smells are major migraine triggers for me


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