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The 25 Types of Entry-Level Coworkers

Alice Handley and Kayla Baxter

October 06, 2009

The Suck-Up


What they do:

Doing all that hard work just doesn’t seem to get you the credit, right? Sounds familiar. Let us introduce you to the human leech — also known as The Suck-Up. While making friends with the higher-ups is their highest priority, they don’t seem to care at all what their coworkers think.

How to deal:

Why not try tooting your own horn a bit? If you’re not getting the recognition you deserve, what are you waiting for? Go out and take it yourself. There’s nothing wrong with letting your supervisors know what you want and why you deserve it.

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