Work Wankers: 10 Funny Nicknames and Illustrations of Your Office Colleagues

Got a case of the Mondays? Working can be pretty stressful, and who you work with can have a huge impact on your success and happiness at the office each day.
shoulderbeastWhile many of your colleagues will prove to be a helpful “pair of hands,” now and then others will end up being “moochie” or, even worse, a stalkerish “shoulderbeast” who lingers around your desk and hovers over your every move. Or maybe your coworker is just hovering to potentially partake in some free lunch on the way. Hell, a few of your more bitter and gloomy coworkers might even look to play “idea killer” and murder every one of your great new visions instead of coming up with some fresh ideas of their own. Who can stand such negativity and office politics each day?

So why not make light of it all instead? As the WorkWankers suggests:

You know who they are. Now you know what to call them behind their backs.”


idea killer




name vomitter

panic monster

pair of hands

dinosaur director
Have you met any of these wankers at work? You can also suggest a wanker to be included, and your suggestion just might get added to the crew!

Daniel Zeevi

By Daniel Zeevi

Daniel is a social network architect, web developer, infographic designer, writer, speaker and founder of DashBurst. Full-time futurist and part-time content curator, always on the hunt for disruptive new technology, creative art and web humor.