Articles about 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.