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A Fifth of Workers Hate  their Colleagues

A Fifth of Workers Hate their Colleagues

A fifth of workers hate their colleagues and regularly gossip about them behind their backs, a survey by market research firm One Poll has revealed. According to the survey of 2,000 employees by One Poll, backstabbing often continues away from the workplace, with one in four admitting they moan about staff in the pub after work. Most people blamed the boss for being the major cause of tension, while senior management emerged as the least liked group. The poll also revealed different reasons behind men and women’s grievances.  Female workers confessed to jealousy or seeing colleagues as a threat, while favouritism among teams was also an issue. Men, on the other hand, were more likely to dislike fellow workers that they viewed as lazy or having “ideas above their station&rd... »