Rubbing People the Wrong Way

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about being seen as too outgoing–rubbing people the wrong way:

I recently began work as a coop at a company. This is my third internship and I have gotten excellent reviews from my previous companies. I have been working here for 4 weeks and things were going well. I was assigned a decent sized project and I am also doing training in the field. Yesterday my mentor (assigned by the employer) came to me and said I have been rubbing people the wrong way. He said that I made some sarcastic jokes as well as took some actions (not alone, I was working with others) that made some people angry with me. He said that when he was a coop he was seen but not heard.

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