Blue Flower

While idiot coworkers come in all forms (managers, peers and subordinates), let's focus on some things that can be done when your idiot coworker is at the peer level

1. You can report them to management - I would not recommend this as a first resolution
2. You can confront them, call them out for being an idiot and demand that they do better - I wouldn't recommend this as a first resolution either
3. You can change your perspective. Maybe this person isn't as big an idiot as you think and they have so much to offer
4. You can ensure that they fully understand their role and what tasks should be completed and what your expectations are in relation to the work that you all are jointly responsible for
5. You can try to bring them up to speed by offering training