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9 signs you're a problem employee and don't even know it

Business Insider Logo By Richard Feloni,Áine Cain,Shana Lebowitz of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 10: 
  
    It's not always easy to
    judge your own performance at work.
  
  
    In fact, sometimes, you might be
    underperforming and not even realize it.
  
  
    Signs you're the office nuisance include
    constantly making excuses and being convinced you're smarter
    than everyone else you work with.
  
  
    If several of these
    subtle signs that you're a subpar employee apply to you,
    consider moving to a role that's a better fit for
    you.
  

  Some employees are better than others, but what if
  you're the problem worker in your office?

  Being a terrible employee doesn't mean that you're bad, lazy, or
  even unable to succeed professionally. You could be a bad culture
  fit for the company. Your disposition may not jibe with your
  boss' style. Maybe you're just in the wrong industry.

  If you feel that you're not doing a good job, then it's important
  to consider why and then take steps to rectify the situation.

  Before you can do that, though, you've got to be able to
  determine whether or not you are a bad worker.

  Here are several tell-tale signs that you're doing a horrible job
  at work:

  • It's not always easy to judge your own performance at work.
  • In fact, sometimes, you might be underperforming and not even realize it.
  • Signs you're the office nuisance include constantly making excuses and being convinced you're smarter than everyone else you work with.
  • If several of these subtle signs that you're a subpar employee apply to you, consider moving to a role that's a better fit for you.

Some employees are better than others, but what if you're the problem worker in your office?

Being a terrible employee doesn't mean that you're bad, lazy, or even unable to succeed professionally. You could be a bad culture fit for the company. Your disposition may not jibe with your boss' style. Maybe you're just in the wrong industry.

If you feel that you're not doing a good job, then it's important to consider why and then take steps to rectify the situation.

Before you can do that, though, you've got to be able to determine whether or not you are a bad worker.

Here are several tell-tale signs that you're doing a horrible job at work:

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