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Revealed! What ANNOYS employees the most

February 28, 2020 10:09 IST
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According to the survey, 44% employees were annoyed if their co-workers came in late or left early.

What annoys employees the most

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Career site Zety.com had surveyed 1,026 American employees to know what annoys them the most at work.

Participants were asked three things:

  • Everything that drives them mad at work
  • How annoying those situations are
  • How often they happen

According to the survey, the most annoying office situations are:

  • Malfunctioning hardware or slow computer: 61% find it annoying or very annoying.
  • Coworkers not washing hands before leaving the bathroom: 59% find it annoying or very annoying.
  • Coworkers coming to work sick: 53% find it annoying or very annoying.
  • Slow Wi-Fi: 51% find it annoying or very annoying.
  • Co-workers' bad breath or body odor: 50% find it annoying or very annoying (but only 28% feel it happens often or very often).
  • Printer out of paper, jammed or broken: 48% find it annoying or very annoying.
  • People calling or arranging meetings to discuss things that 'could have been an e-mail': 46% find it annoying or very annoying.
  • People using your mug: 45% find it annoying or very annoying (only 17% feel it happens often or very often).
  • Co-workers coming in late or leaving early: 44% find it annoying or very annoying.
  • Not enough parking space: 43% find it annoying or very annoying (only 31% feel it happens often or very often).

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