Four Signs You Have a Workplace Nemesis

In “The Office,” many awkward moments arise due to Michael Scott’s intense hatred of mild-mannered HR representative Toby Flenderson. While most of us would never resort to Michael Scott-level shenanigans, many people can relate to having a workplace nemesis.

“Nemesis” may sound like an intense word — but a nemesis doesn’t have to be an over-the-top, evil supervillain. It can simply refer to a longtime rival.

Jason Hanold, the founder of executive and board search firm Hanold Associates, told Business Insider that such contentious work relationships typically stem from jealousy. Read the full article on