Disgruntled, Unpleasant Employees At New Job

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about rude and disgruntled coworkers: My main coworker does nothing but complain about the supervisor

I started a new engineering job last week. It has been seven days and it just feels bad there. My job isn’t the problem, it’s that half the department is just plain rude and disgruntled. My main coworker does nothing but complain about the supervisor who he claims pushes him too hard. Some of these people did not even think to say hello to me on my 1st day, 2nd day, 5th day. Nothing. I am usually good at blocking out politics and other crap and getting my job done, but the atmosphere is thick and nasty. It’s actually bothering me. Advice

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