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The Bum

The Bum

Bums are the workers who initially started out as achievers but somehow fell into a slump.

They may socialize more than they work but tend not to cause any workplace problems due to their low impact.

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Analysts work best in positions that deal with data and metrics. These employees are steady, persistent, and produce quality work without needing a lot of recognition.

They need to be put in positions that are data-driven. Analysts often excel at double-c...

These workers are always coming up with new ideas and extracurricular activities to partake in; unfortunately, their enthusiasm can often distract them from their main job objectives and responsibilities.

Since their mind is always rushing towards innovat...

This worker will likely be social and a great mentor for new employees unfamiliar with the work environment. Optimists might also ignore the reality of a situation and provide a dishonest, fluffed-up outlook.

Consider placing the optimist of your office wi...

Narcissists can be some of the hardest-working members of your team, but they can burn a lot of bridges along the way.

Encourage the narcissists in your office to slowly interact more positively with other team members. Understand that they’re more productive on t...

Achievers are organized, reliable and consistent in their work performance. Achievers don’t need as much supervision as other work personalities.

They need opportunities for them to advance their goals, encouragement on their opinions during team meetings, and to be pushed...

Wallflowers are the individuals who prefer to be alone rather than in a group setting. Some wallflowers are hard workers, while others can get a little too comfortable in their quiet workspace and lose productivity.

For the most introverted workers in the office, providing...

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