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13 Types of Bosses and How to Make Them Love You

13 Types of Bosses and How to Make Them Love You

Alice Handley and Kayla Baxter | WomenCo.

August 14, 2009

The Monster




Distinguishing characteristics: Thrown coffee cups, restraining orders

What they do: The question is more “What don’t they do?” The Monster lives to make your own life hell, and he’s good at it. From screaming at you in front of the customers to lying about your results to engaging in borderline criminal harassment, The Monster repeatedly demonstrates that has no pity, human decency, or shame. He’s the worst boss around, hands down, and we’re sorry for anyone who has to deal with him.

How to make him love you: Unfortunately, with this one you just have to run. Get out. There’s no hope for improvement when you work for someone who has no scruples at all.

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