Articles about Bosses

Bosses

These are the specific conversations you need to have with your boss every month of the year

Being in constant communication with your boss, the person who will help you meet your professional goals, should always be a priority.

Email

3 things to do when your boss constantly sends late-night and weekend emails

When your boss constantly sends emails late into the night and all weekend, it can seriously affect your stress and productivity levels. Here's how to handle it.

News

Survey: Most Americans want to be their own bosses

The 9-to-5 lifestyle often comes with the common practice of working for someone else, but 62% of Americans actually want to be their own bosses by establishing their own businesses.

Productivity

10 things great bosses do every day

Great bosses change us for the better. Here are the top 10 attributes of those who do it best.

Management

Survey: Majority of managers are uncomfortable with communication (aka doing their jobs)

Without regular feedback, teams fall apart. To be an effective manager, you need to get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Here's how to be a strong communicator, even when you need to deliver bad news.

Bosses

4 things to do when your manager treats you like a ghost

Ever feel like your manager either doesn't want you to succeed, or won't even give you occasional praise, even when it's well deserved? You definitely don't have to suffer in silence — this is what you should do instead of feeling undervalued.

Productivity

The 9 worst mistakes you can ever make at work

Beware the behaviors that will sink you at work. If you don't pay close attention you may just be guilty of one — or all nine — of them.

Bosses

4 things to do when your boss asks for feedback

When your supervisor asks for feedback on their performance in a rare moment, it's easy to tense up. But don't panic — here are four things to do instead.

Office Life

Here’s when it is — and isn’t — okay to quit your new, horrible job

If you've ever had a no good, horrible first day at your new job, a treasonous thought may start to tempt you — how soon is too soon to quit?

Bosses

4 ways to get back on your manager’s good side again at work

After a misunderstanding with your boss, here's how to make your actions speak for you when you need to get back on your manager's good side.

Bosses

Study: This is the secret way your boss is snubbing you

When you're holding a phone at work, you may nod and speak at the right intervals, but people read your smartphone's presence as disinterest.

Meetings

This is why meetings wreck productivity

In big companies, communicating that work is being done is often more important than actually doing any real work. Meetings kill productivity. Here's why.

Office Life

7 toxic bosses you should avoid like the plague

Difficult bosses contaminate the workplace. Some do so obliviously, while others smugly manipulate their employees. Here's what to do about it.

News

Survey: Americans no longer prefer male bosses

Fifty-five percent of Americans now say that they have "no preference" about their manager's gender, according to a new survey.