Face It – Your Job is Just Like Game of Thrones

Imagine a dog-eat-dog world where a group of ambitious people try to fight, scheme, and backstab their way to getting a promotion, no matter what it costs.

Sounds familiar right? Because while your workplace probably doesn’t have dragons or a problem with White Walkers, it has more in common with the Westeros than you realize.

Here are 8 ways your job is just like Game of Thrones, because Winter (and your annual performance review) is Coming:

(Warning: spoilers ahead!)

1. Co-workers shut you down in meetings

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2. You have the boss from hell

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3. Elevator rides with coworkers can get…awkward

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4. The office gossip is always trying to get you to talk about your date last night

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5. Work “friends” who turn out to be the absolute worst

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6. That one really popular co-worker that everybody likes but who annoys the crap of you

7. Happy hour diehards who take partying way too seriously

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And worst of all….

8. Super uncomfortable office furniture 

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ZipRecruiter's Senior Corporate Communications Manager, Scott Garner is a regular contributor to the ZipRecruiter blog.

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