If you have ever worked in Saudi Arabia or are currently working you will or must have worked with these types of people. At first, you’re not sure what to “label” these people you encounter as, but eventually you figure it out.
So on top of the list is the:
This is usually the Boss or someone in the upper management. Now this person comes to work 3 days a week or 4 ( if he feels like it) at whatever time they want and likes to boss around. Well, because they are the boss. They have very little to no knowledge of running business and most of the time their rich daddy have invested in the business to kill their heirs boredom.
They are basically “USELESS”
2) The “Cool” dude
Next on the list is the “cool” dude, believe you me, HE IS NOT COOL. NOT AT ALL. He has worked at the same place for too long and now he likes to call himself the “know-it-all”, frankly, he doesn’t know it all.
Now, we shall talk about the barbies. Their purpose in life is to put fake lashes, get tans, then come to work and talk about how “sad” their lives are, because they couldn’t buy the latest Chanel bag. It’s usually a group of 5-6 girls and that’s all that they have to talk about. I am serious. We have lost them in the darkness of materialism.
4) The accountant
HE IS SCARY!
Just one look at him will scare you. He always seems to be in a bad mood and doesn’t like to “mess” around with anyone. For some odd reason, all the accountants that I have worked with have had beards. Long Long beards. Hmm!! I wonder what’s up with that.
5) The Stud
I absolutely detest this guy!
He wears half a bottle of perfume everyday and thinks all the girls at work are “dying” over him. 3 out of 10 times, he is not very good-looking but has his head in the clouds.
He needs a reality check. Badly.
6) The KISS-ASS
Yep. Every office has a kiss-ass. In Jeddah, or Saudi Arabia, we just have too many!!
Their presence makes you feel so uncomfortable. They are always running around those with some or little authority. Their “I love people” policy wants to make you puke, but LOOK OUT!! they can be sneaky too.
7) Cry baby
OMGOSH. Nothing is ever right with this person. Ever. Either they are depressed or upset or going through something. Their personal life is always a “mess”, their one detestable habit is to engage in chatter when clearly they can see YOU have work to do. Good thing about the cry baby is that they are honest people, so there is no real danger. However, you might want to watch what you say to them if you want to keep your personal life to yourself and not want the whole office to talk about it.
8) Desis ( Indian-Pakistanis)
These people are “over-confident”! It’s a group of 4-5 men and everyday they talk about how if they were running the company, things would be so different. They brag about how their people are running the country and also complain about how their people are being kicked out of the country. They frequently curse their boss for their lack of success.
9) THE STONER
This person comes to work stoned. ’nuff said. Yep. You know who it is. You have seen the red eyes. Yep.
But no matter what, it’s pretty amusing to work with these kind of people. You get entertained. 🙂