Seven Steps for Standing Up to a Rude Co-Worker

Rude Co-worker
Rude Co-worker

By Alina Dizik

Rude co-workers are unfortunately common. Disrespectful, bad-mannered co-workers exist at virtually every workplace, and communicating with them can put a major damper on your day. As you deal with the problem, it's important to not take their behavior to heart, experts say.

"They're rude because of something that's going on with them. Don't take their behavior personally," says Scott Eblin, author of "The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success."