Having to work with others is perhaps the most aggravating part of being in the work force. The attitudes, lies, passive aggression, and ridiculous expectations can work, work, work, work, work your nerve to no end.
Here are some tips on how to defeat those snarky, pseudo-professional, jerk-off coworkers that are high off their own hubris.
Passive aggressive clap-back emails that won’t get you in trouble:
“As per my last email…”
“If you’d more closely examine your records…”
“Duly noted, however…”
“I’ve copied others on this email in order to clarify further…”
“In the future, I would be more comfortable if you…”
When snitches get stitches, but haven’t fallen in double ditches:
“I feel that the reports to higher up faculty was an unnecessary detriment to a healthy work environment.”
“Our working relationship is being affected by your tendency to unnecessarily involve others.”
“Your actions are leading me to believe that you are unhappy with my work.”
When you’re being given ridiculous and condescending feedback:
Act stupid until they’re dizzy: “Can you explain that more?” “I’m hearing you, but I don’t understand.” “What does that mean?” “Why?” “Why?” “Why?” “I’m still not following.” “This isn’t clear.” “Why?” “Why?” “Why?”
When all else fails:
FUCK THIS SHIT. I QUIT.