Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about an over-talkative coworker:
I recently accepted a new job as an assistant of a small department. Even though I applied for the top position, not the assistant position and am well qualified for it, they chose to move up an internal candidate and give me that candidate’s position. After working there for a few months, it is clear that my knowledge base is much wider than the other few in the department and I even have the credentials, work experience, and performance so far to clearly back it up. It is because of this that I feel that one of my coworkers (the one who was bumped up which opened my position) is threatened by me to some extent.