(Closed) Spin off – Do you prefer working with men or women?

posted 6 years ago in Career
  • poll: Do you prefer working with men or women?
    Men : (138 votes)
    58 %
    Women : (38 votes)
    16 %
    Doesn't matter : (60 votes)
    25 %
  • Post # 3
    6248 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 1900

    As far as my “career” type jobs go, I really don’t have a preference working with men or with women.  I guess I’ve been lucky in that we are all mature, respectful, and actually kind of fun to be around.

    Post # 4
    838 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    yeah I prefer working with men,they arent as affected by office politics as women are. I have found working with women (especially retail) can be much more emotionally draining lol!

    However,Im training to be a hairdresser,which has a much higher ratio of women to men in a working environment, so Im probably shooting myself in the foot *sigh* Wink But so far,at college 99% of the time we have all been really supportive of each other

    Post # 5
    4046 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I like working with women, as I find that in all male environments, it becomes a boys club and the men start to make inappropriate comments/looks. perhaps the best is just a mixed/co-ed environmment.

    Post # 6
    5371 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014 - Ontario, Canada ♥ EDD- April 2016

    I work part time as a cashier while I go to school and I’m pretty much working with women only haha. I’ve gotten so used to it I don’t mind. A lot of the guys at my work say creepy inappropriate things anyways so I try to avoid them 😉

    Post # 7
    233 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I answered men… haha  Actually either is fine, there’s certainly good and bad of both, but I find women gossip a lot and social matters tend to get in the way of work.  I mostly have worked in elementary schools, so maybe I’m just biased.  Women can be pretty catty to each other.

    Post # 8
    1177 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Definitely, definitely, definitely men.

    Post # 9
    1235 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Men..and in my line of work its nice to have a man do the heavy lifting. 

    Post # 10
    1361 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    Men.  Darling Husband works with all women and gets so frustrated.  He says, at least with guys if you have a problem you say “hey man, you’re an ass” and then you get over it.  Women backstab all the time.

    I will always prefer to work with men. 

    Post # 12
    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I seem to be in the minority, but it doesn’t really matter to me.

    Post # 13
    4755 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    this poll is sad, as thats why women are continually discriminated against in the workforce (ie that glass celing/ lower incomes/ less prestige jobs), if we hold this opinion of ourselves, why on earth should other people not hold this opinion?

    Post # 14
    7293 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Men, depending if they are above you or your co-horts. I prefer as cohorts.

    I get along with most any woman , but they do tend to come with lots of drama 😉

    Post # 15
    1697 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I usually only get along with one or two women and the rest end up getting on my dang nerves! I cant imagine working with only men and in what world I would be more comfortable with that.

    So I guess I have to say either. To be honest, I think I have always only worked with mainly women.

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