Those 12 Annoying People At Work

Those 12 Annoying People At Work

Because at work, the world forces you to deal with people. Get used to it.
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It's easy to categorize the people you work with. And, after a while of working together, you come to an understanding of the way they function. Time after time, they just seem to be themselves. They come to be a representation of a certain kind of co-worker.

1. The one who’s never on time.

Some people just can't show up on time. Whether they're always running from one place to another or they simply can't keep track of time, working for this person or with this person can give you one thing for sure: a time crunch.


2. The one who can’t file paperwork correctly.

Some people just can't get the hang of things. Paperwork is pretty straight forward. How can one continuously mess up the same task?


3. The one who is ALWAYS looking for someone to cover their shift.

Odds are that you have at least one co-worker who is always looking for someone to come in and cover their shift. Maybe if you're lucky enough, you'll have a couple of those.


4. The one who eats Thanksgiving feast at their desk.

Some people really just love food. Their desk isn't just a place for work to get done, but it's also their buffet.


5. The one who thinks they’re your best friend.

It's cool to get along with the people you work with, but when they want to constantly be around you, it can be a problem. It's even awesome to be close with them, but when they're constantly clinging to you, it can get annoying.



6. The one who eavesdrops on your conversations.

Some people are too nosy for their own good, and sometimes you don't want people listening in on your business. Odds are that someone is going to listen in and offer their worthless two-cents, though.

7. The one who you’ve never spoken to but always looks angry.

This person looks, seems and is unapproachable in all respects.


8. The one who should've been fired by now.

They show up hungover and they don't do their job right, but they still are employed... somehow...


9. The one who stands at your desk, talking for hours when you just want them to be quiet.

Some people don't understand that your desk (or cubicle) isn't a therapist's office and that you aren't medically trained. What they don't realize is that you didn't major in psych or go to med school.


10. The one who’s constantly breaking things.

Some are accident-prone, others are just plain stupid. Whether it was planned or not, odds are that someone has a track record of bad luck.


11. The one who does nothing but talk about their relationship.

Mentioning that you have someone in your life is cool, but their name being in every single conversation is a bit excessive. Unless you're talking to a co-worker that has an unrequited crush on you, name-dropping is unnecessary. And no, I don't want the details.


12. The one who only got the job because they're related to someone.

I don't know about you, but for most of my life, favoritism was always based on who you knew. There are people who go out of their way to get their family members or close friends the job of interest. And, in a lot of cases, nepotism can come into play.

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17 Empowering Bible Verses For Women

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We all have those days where we let the negative thoughts that we're "not good enough," "not pretty enough" or "not smart enough" invade our minds. It's easy to lose hope in these situations and to feel like it would be easier to just give up. However, the Bible reminds us that these things that we tell ourselves are not true and it gives us the affirmations that we need. Let these verses give you the power and motivation that you're lacking.

1. Proverbs 31:25

"She is clothed with strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future."

2. Psalm 46:5

"God is within her, she will not fall."

3. Luke 1:45

"Blessed is she who believed that the Lord would fulfill His promises to her."

4. Proverbs 31:17

"She is energetic and strong, a hard worker."

5. Psalm 28:7

"The Lord is my strength and my shield."

6. Proverbs 11:16

"A gracious woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth."

7. Joshua 1:9

"Be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go."

8. Proverbs 31:30

"Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised."

9. 1 Corinthians 15:10

"By the grace of God, I am what I am."

10. Proverbs 31:26

"When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness."

11. Psalm 139:14

"I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made."

12. 1 Peter 3:3-4

"Don't be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God."

13. Colossians 2:10

"And in Christ you have been brought to fullness."

14. 2 Timothy 1:7

"For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline."

15. Jeremiah 29:11

"'For I know the plans I have for you,' says the Lord. 'They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.'"

16. Exodus 14:14

"The Lord himself will fight for you. Just stay calm."

17. Song of Songs 4:7

"You are altogether beautiful, my darling, beautiful in every way."

Next time you're feeling discouraged or weak, come back to these verses and use them to give you the strength and power that you need to conquer your battles.

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A Florida House Committee Is Undermining Your Vote On Amendment 4

Before felons can regain their right to vote, they must pay court fines, fees, and take care of any other "financial obligations." Essentially, this is a poll tax.

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Amendment 4, also known as the Voting Rights Restoration for Felons Initiative, was added to the Constitution of Florida after being passed this last midterm election on November 6, 2018.

Amendment 4 restored the voting rights of Floridians with prior felony convictions after all terms of their sentence have been met, including parole and probation. This amendment only applies to felons who have not been convicted of murder or sexual offenses.

On January 8, 2019, an estimated 1.4 million ex-felons regained their right to vote. This is monumental. Prior to this amendment, Florida was one of four states that used felony disenfranchisement. Amendment 4 gives voice, and rightfully so, to felons who have served their time. Amendment 4 is also putting to rest, finally, years and years of disenfranchisement and suppression.

Now, only two months after its passage, the House Criminal Justice Committee is trying to water down this piece of legislation. This is a direct violation of the will of the 64% of Floridians who voted for the legislation as is. This amendment was not to be "clarified," as Governor DeSantis put it, but rather to be self-implementing.

However, the House Criminal Justice Committee proposed a bill that would tack on some extra qualifiers in order for felons to be enfranchised. The bill will require court fines, fees, and other "financial obligations" (in addition to fees administered in a judge's sentence) to be paid in full before a felon's voting rights are restored. This seems awfully similar to a poll tax to me. Obviously, this is going to affect people without a lot of resources rather than white-collar criminals who can afford a $500,000 bond.

This new qualifier will prevent felons from voting based on the money that can be coughed up as if they don't have to worry about their finances long after they leave prison.

Some may argue that these felons shouldn't have committed a crime in the first place. However, I would argue that holding a felon's vote hostage on the basis of money is unconstitutional.

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