At work, there’s usually at least one person who doesn’t always pull their weight for whatever reason. We wonder why they’re still in the office, what makes them tick and whether there are reasons for their perceived bad attitude to office culture. Although the so-called ‘workplace can’t’ comes in different forms, there are certain characteristics they share. Related: 5 Strategies To Deal With A Horrible Co-Worker A survey of office workers across the UK found that the token obstructive co-worker was most likely to work in the HR department, something almost 18% of those polled said. They were among those most likely to refuse a reasonable-sounding request. The next most popular choice was a colleague working in the Finance or Accounting department, although they got just 10% of the vote.