Your Bad Boss Stories


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There are many people out there who experience additional stress at work due to a boss or a co-worker who causes big problems in the workplace. If you are dealing with a bad boss, we want to hear your story and how you cope with it.

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Descent into hatred 
Descent into Hate! Hate. It is such a nasty, ugly word. As young children we are taught to never say that word, being ranked just under the proverbial …

Crazy Wicked Woman  
I have been working for a manufacturer whose owner is quite possibly bipolar. The owners are a husband and wife team, the husband is diplomatic and calm, …

The Big Bosshole!! 
I work at a *details removed* firm that prides itself on treating employees with respect and dignity. Unfortunately, they let this "bosshola" in …

2 hateful bosses. 
I worked at a *name removed* store for 3 1/2 months, and I had this fake two-faced boss from hell, whom hated me since day one. She would talk down to …

My Boss is an awful bully and human being 
My boss is an awful human being. He only cares about himself, not his employees who make the money for him. For the *removed* Dept, he cut 25% of their …

So Bad, There Should Be An Award 
My boss is a tough guy to get to know. He never smiles much, always looks like he's going to kill or start screaming at someone, and comes up with creative …

Two Faced... 
I had a supervisor at one point who was a great guy. Always willing to listen, supportive, and willing to hear venting, feedback and suggestions. I felt …

Angry 
I just got let go from my job. The boss was a real **expletive removed** and let me go because I "bothered" her too much. I just wanted to do a good …

Unexpected  
I work in the veterinary field. I love my job so much but my boss, who is the veterinarian and owner of the clinic, can sometimes be frustrating to work …

It's the little things  
Our boss nitpicks and focuses on the small stuff and never addresses major problems in the office. One day our boss got rid of our regular coffee maker …

My 'worst boss' is ... me. 
Seriously. I have great, caring supervisors. I just feel I have to do it all myself, and feel guilty when I say no. I'm sure I'm not alone. Knowing …

My Boss Sold Out 
As a counselor, I see both sides of every issue, so I can see how my boss (I'll call him Spock because he is all about the business and doesn't care about …

I Think I'm Being Sabotaged 
I have worked at the same company for 10 years. Throughout this time I had the same boss for 6 of those years. She was wonderful and supportive. Then she …

Paranoid Career Killer 
Not too long ago, I encountered the scariest kind of boss. The kind that has too much power in the community. When I accepted the position, I thought …

My Crazy Boss... part deux! 
It's hard to believe that I wound up working for a woman who's twice as bad as the boss before her, but it's true. So, that will make a total of 9 years …

The Story of Dick 
This is the account of the worst human being alive! Nothing below is drawn up or exaggerated. These are all real evil deeds of a real evil man. I hope …

I fired my boss!! Not rated yet
After working for 4 years as a loyal manager, the ceo of the company; filled with accusation and hate, accosted me over a RUMOR! That was the last …

Boss and HR Not rated yet
My boss was someone who claimed she was a Christian. I have never had someone treat me so bad and she could not be a Christian! If I was talking she would …

Fired for saving her *ss. Not rated yet
My boss fired me for extreme mood. I really tried but really its hard to work for someone who can't remember anything! She had chemo-therapy last year …

Bad boss/food director Not rated yet
I have worked for the school system 27 years (that's in years since I'm part-time only about 15 years). I was transferred to another school in 1999 because …

I showed him Not rated yet
I started working for a company 3 years ago. It was a pretty good job, and I was out of work, so it sounded like a good opportunity. The first time I made …

Threw Me Under the Bus Not rated yet
When I graduated from college, I landed my first job at a bank. I was pumped! Eager and ready to learn all about the banking world, I went in full force. …

worst bad boss I have seen ever  Not rated yet
My name is Jon and I worked with a financial company and its ok to work there and but my boss is good. But this company has one person who is in a higher …

Unexpected 2 Not rated yet
So an update from my previous post. I went into work this morning and toward the end of the day I made a mistake on a client chart. The doctor was extremely …

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Bad Boss Not rated yet
I work in a hospital. If we make a mistake, she displays our names and what we did real big on the wall in the hallways so all of the nurses, doctors, …

Done with being abused!!! Not rated yet
I work for the world's most unethical boss, and am in the process of lining up a better job. This guy is a class-A, 100% jerk. He has changed people's …

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