bad bosses

Don't be fooled by "Everything is fine" and "Don't you agree?"
When it comes to behavior and emotions, employees consciously and subconsciously take cues from their leaders.
But before you throw your hands up just because your boss is degrading, condescending, a micro-manager, a yeller, a passive aggressive lamebrain or, simply a bully, there are strategies you can employ that will help you preserve your sanity. Consider these tactics before you bolt for the door.
I dread getting my annual judgement handed down to me. I am instantly transported back to the age where naps were part of school and when my favorite activity was building walls and knocking them down with my boyfriend, Clarence.
This may feel as if I've asked you to suck on a lemon, but find a way, anyway, that you can to feel better about your boss. Go on... I challenge you, even though I know you're kicking and screaming with resistance, and you're about to delete this post.
Whether you are applying for a campus job, an internship, or a post-college full-time position, you are interviewing a potential employer as much as they are interviewing you.
People crave good leadership, and when it doesn't measure up, good employees leave and companies lose lots of money and valuable talent.
I recently read an article in The Wall Street Journal entitled "The Workplace Evolves From Sunbeam's 'Chainsaw Al' to Netflix's No-Jerk Rule." It started on an excellent foot by using the verb "evolve." Then it progressed into an un-evolved series of questions and statements.
Should CEOs be nice? Should their people like them -- not just respect them, trust their skill, or follow their leadership -- but actually like them?
The thing about septic workplaces is that, like a particularly bad cult, they take over your mind, they destroy your confidence, and thus they have the power to inflict life-long damage on your career, and by extension, your personal life.
Why are there so many bad bosses? They're bad because everyone is afraid to tell them. And generally, as you climb the corporate ladder, fewer and fewer people tell you the truth. This is terribly unfair when you think about it. What's a horrible boss to do? I can give you three proven steps.
The narcissist's obsession with being right, first and special destroys an essential sensitivity to the array of relationship intricacies and nuances that every good leader must nurture.
This will make you think twice before treating your workers poorly.
It goes without saying that employees should be treated fairly. But sometimes employers need a more blunt lesson in the importance
Today, they may no longer act like they're the ones in charge. But the change is in the style of management. The change is not in the concept of power. Even though you might call your bosses "coaches" instead of bosses, they still have awesome power over you.
It's easy for adults to tell children how to react in bullying situations, including those where the child is a mere witness to such events. Right? What about when witnessing other adults being bullied?
I know people typically think that engaging in a job search can beat you up and be tough on the ego. But I'm here to say not so! For those in professionally unhealthy situations, it can be an uplifting exercise that helps immensely.
The job site Payscale ranked the jobs where workers are most likely to hate their manager, based on a survey of 24,000 respondents