What Type of Co-Worker Are You?

Khadija Leon

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About This Quiz

There are many different types of co-workers - some that we like, some that we tolerate and some of whom we can do without. We spend much of our time with them - sometimes more time than we do with our own families. We run through a series of emotions when working with other people, some great and some not so good.

Do you remember the first day that you started your new job, and you weren't too sure what kind of people you were dealing with and who you could trust? Well, in the following weeks, we're pretty sure you figured it out, as well as the possibility of what kind of co-worker you might be. There are several different types of co-workers, from the ones who are grade-A procrastinators to the ones who complain about everything (even the quality of toilet paper), to the ones who you don't know exist, to the ones who do all of the work. 

Do you know what type of co-worker you are? You must have some clue as to how you're perceived at work, but if you want to make certain which type you are, then you need to take this quiz right now!

On a scale of 1 to 10, how much do you like your job?

What shift do you usually work?

Do you usually get to work early or late?

Do your co-workers like you?

What role do you play on the team?

During brainstorming, what would you do?

Which of these characters from "The Office" are you most like?

Do you bring lunch to work with you?

Someone brings a cake to share with everyone - how many pieces do you take?

How do you feel about overtime?

Your boss needs someone to stay late. Would you volunteer?

A co-worker keeps asking you for help. Do you keep helping them?

If someone was talking extremely loud, would you say something?

One of your​ co-workers is sick with the flu. What do you do?

Which of these things annoys you most?

How do you get over that 2 p.m. slump?

Do you make personal calls at work?

Which of these memos do you not want to see at your desk?

You made a big mistake on your assignment. Do you own up to it?

Why would you get into trouble at work?

Would you go for drinks with your co-workers after work?

What would you like to drink during happy hour?

Who would you bring to the holiday office party?

Your boss gives you the day off. What do you do with it?

What would you do in order to get a promotion?

How would you describe your work style?

Are you good at keeping secrets?

Are you the type to entertain office gossip?

What would your co-workers say about you?

What would your office mug say?

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