Slacker is a common word to describe a person who exudes laziness, lousy work ethic and a “I don’t care” attitude. They tend to avoid working, goof off a lot and also encourage other employees to avoid working and goof off. Managers and executives must do everything possible to avoid hiring slackers with a lousy work ethic and find productive and dependable employees. Your company and career depend on keeping slackers off your payroll and also hiring highly productive employees. Learn what to look for before you hire a slacker who is unmotivated and unproductive.