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Between crazy bosses and creepy coworkers, it's a wonder you get any work done at all. Here's a little help.
You Will Need
- A lying coworker
- A paper trail
- And a backbone
Evaluate the lies
Consider the nature of the lies. Are they fairly harmless (he claims he dates supermodels) or are they destructive (he blames you for his mistakes)?
Keep a paper trail
Start keeping a paper trail. Get him to send instructions in email, so he can't claim he told you to do something when he didn't.
Confront the liar
The next time you catch him in a lie, confront him—calmly and privately, but specifically. If he knows you're on to him, he may think twice about doing it again.
Talk to your supervisor
He's still lying? Go to your supervisor with proof of his deeds.
Go to human resources
If the supervisor doesn't intervene, and his lying is harming your performance and the company, go to Human Resources with your concern.