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19 types of coworkers you absolutely can't stand

By Jacquelyn Smith of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 19

19 types of co-workers everyone hates

We recently solicited readers to submit their most pressing career-related questions.

With help from Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," we've answered the following: "I have a really annoying coworker. What can I do about it?"

She says that there are all different types of obnoxious, rude, and offensive people.

"Luckily, though, there are ways to tackle the many varieties. But it takes patience, tact, and the ability to see the big picture," she said.

Here are 19 types of coworkers you absolutely can't stand — and how to deal with each of them:

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