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What are the most important factors you look for in a co-worker?

Survey period: 22 Oct 2018 to 29 Oct 2018

Let's assume you have, or aspire to have, co-workers.

OptionVotes% 
Their ability to code47151.31
Their intelligence, or at least common sense and conversation65771.57
Their lack of any annoying habits. An invisible co-worker is a good co-worker23926.03
There ability to accept responsibility for mistakes49353.70
Their sense of humour36139.32
Their reliability, competency and work ethic71077.34
Someone who'll help me hide the bodies13915.14
Other (please comment)424.58
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralRe: All of the above... Pin
maze322-Oct-18 23:50
professionalmaze322-Oct-18 23:50 
PraiseThere ability to accept responsibility for mistakes Pin
ronlease22-Oct-18 3:33
professionalronlease22-Oct-18 3:33 
GeneralRe: There ability to accept responsibility for mistakes Pin
the Kris22-Oct-18 21:17
the Kris22-Oct-18 21:17 
GeneralRe: There ability to accept responsibility for mistakes Pin
Marc Clifton26-Oct-18 7:30
mvaMarc Clifton26-Oct-18 7:30 
QuestionRe: There ability to accept responsibility for mistakes Pin
ronlease26-Oct-18 8:06
professionalronlease26-Oct-18 8:06 
GeneralTheir ability to communicate Pin
littleGreenDude22-Oct-18 3:06
littleGreenDude22-Oct-18 3:06 
GeneralRe: Their ability to communicate Pin
KBZX500022-Oct-18 21:43
KBZX500022-Oct-18 21:43 
GeneralCoding, humor and ethics Pin
Mike (Prof. Chuck)21-Oct-18 23:07
professionalMike (Prof. Chuck)21-Oct-18 23:07 
Honestly, sometimes our job is crazy as hell... If you lack a good sense of humor, you can't stand that Roll eyes | :rolleyes:

What I need in the team is someone who is not scared from a development environment. Someone who can use it with keyboard shortcuts and no mouse-traveller right-clicking a piece of code and choosing "copy".
Navigating with Ctrl+Cursor keys, switching tabs, closing tabs, formating code.. all that does not require a mouse.
At work I use a steelseries gaming keyboard with dozens of macros and snippets stored.
I want someone as crazy as me OMG | :OMG: , who has the "geek++" factor WTF | :WTF:

He/she must have respect for what he is doing, take the responsibility and the most most most important thing is:
If something goes wrong, and the first question is "who has done this"? Then he/she is out.
The first question HAS TO BE "Ok, how and how fast can we repair it?"
When everything is up and running again, we have plenty time to find someone to point our finger at.
In a good working team, this is never necessary. We find what was wrong and go in a discussion (or some advices/training sessions) of how to avoid that in the future.
Finger-pointing-teams are nothing I want to work with (hard to call such groups even a "team" tbh).

GeneralHide the bodies Pin
den2k8821-Oct-18 20:43
professionalden2k8821-Oct-18 20:43 
GeneralRe: Hide the bodies Pin
Daniel Wilianto22-Oct-18 22:33
Daniel Wilianto22-Oct-18 22:33 
GeneralCan I say Pin
Vivi Chellappa21-Oct-18 18:24
professionalVivi Chellappa21-Oct-18 18:24 
GeneralRe: Can I say Pin
OriginalGriff21-Oct-18 19:38
mveOriginalGriff21-Oct-18 19:38 
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ZurdoDev22-Oct-18 1:48
professionalZurdoDev22-Oct-18 1:48 
GeneralRe: Can I say Pin
Slacker00722-Oct-18 1:54
professionalSlacker00722-Oct-18 1:54 
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Vikram A Punathambekar23-Oct-18 4:57
Vikram A Punathambekar23-Oct-18 4:57 
GeneralRe: Can I say Pin
thatraja23-Oct-18 8:43
professionalthatraja23-Oct-18 8:43 
GeneralRe: Can I say Pin
Slacker00722-Oct-18 1:54
professionalSlacker00722-Oct-18 1:54 
GeneralRe: Can I say Pin
#realJSOP22-Oct-18 2:01
professional#realJSOP22-Oct-18 2:01 
GeneralRe: Can I say Pin
Slacker00722-Oct-18 2:08
professionalSlacker00722-Oct-18 2:08 
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Anonymee23-Oct-18 2:20
professionalAnonymee23-Oct-18 2:20 
GeneralRe: Can I say Pin
thatraja23-Oct-18 8:51
professionalthatraja23-Oct-18 8:51 
GeneralNo co-workers, please Pin
PIEBALDconsult21-Oct-18 18:23
mvePIEBALDconsult21-Oct-18 18:23 

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