Types of Employees that Annoy Employers
Adam Smith
Certified Professional Career Coach
March 18, 2022, 6:31 am

Types of Employees that Annoy Employers

Employers are more interested than anyone in developing the company and increasing its profits. Therefore, they want to see professionals, who are passionate about their work and aim to achieve better results in everything.

However, there is a category of employees that hinders success and literally irritates employers. They seek to get rid of such subordinates as soon as possible and avoid contact with them in the future. So, who are these workers that employers don't like so much?


Useless employee

This type of employee differs in that it does not bring any benefit to the company. It is very difficult to recognize the type of useless employees at the interview because they skillfully answer all questions, and boast of past experience, although they cannot remember specific achievements. However, they rarely like what they do, and they don't know what kind of work they can enjoy.

In the team, the ineffective employee tries not to stand out, so as not to draw undue attention to the lack of efficiency of their work. If the manager still finds a few subordinates who are not working full time and asks them to explain their mistakes, the effective employee will analyze all the work, and highlight what was done and what failed.

The employee will make sure to point out his mistakes and explain how he will avoid them in the future. A vain employee will say that he did everything possible, but some circumstances prevented him from completing the task. It is noteworthy that such an employee constantly seeks advice or assistance from the boss and colleagues. But he aims only to do his job with other people's hands.


Mercantile employee

At the interview, such a candidate often talks about the salary, he is not so much interested in the responsibilities as to what bonuses he will receive from the company. His work may be productive and profitable, but he will leave the organization as soon as he is offered a slightly higher financial reward. Those who believe that work is needed only for money, usually get a negative answer in the interview.

Employers want to hire those who are enthusiastic about the task, constantly trying to learn something new, and striving for professional growth. An employee who is only managed by money, won`t be trusted the important projects, large clients, or interesting tasks. After all, such an employee can be fired at any time, it makes no sense for the employer to take such a risk.


Informed employee

Such an employee knows for sure that his work schedule is from 9:00 to 18:00 and usually does not linger in the office for even five minutes. But private companies want to see the result of an employee's work, not his ability to keep track of the clock. Such employees also remember their functional responsibilities, so they will never do anything on top of them for free.

They are ready to leave a colleague alone with a big project, just because helping others is not specified in the employment contract. Therefore, they irritate not only the leaders but also the whole team.


Insolent employee

At the interview, he evaluates his skills above all candidates and convinces them of his uniqueness, so he often gets the desired position.

 Then he forgets about all the hierarchical frameworks and goes with the head to "you", flirts with the CFO, is late, jokes inappropriately with colleagues, and so on. An impudent employee consolidates his position every day at work. Usually, his fate in the company has a sad ending.


Talkative employee

An employee who tries to get into any conversation does not keep silent at the meeting, although he does not say anything on the subject, often spreads gossip about other employees, and irritates almost the entire team. But the employer does not like this type of employee for other reasons.

They steal their precious minutes for empty chats, distract other subordinates from work, and most importantly, they spend all their time wandering around the office and looking for free ears and do not deal with work issues


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