Work Relationships

How to Deal with a Toxic Boss

Written by Jessie Liu

You may not think you have a toxic boss, but if they possess some of these characteristics, you may want to reevaluate your relationship and whether their behavior is acceptable. A toxic boss will make your life a living hell in the workplace, while also drastically lowering your productivity. They may be condescending, argumentative, or even disrespectful.

While some can be classified as toxic, others can go even further and be categorized as abusive. That being said, here are 8 types of bosses you should be prepared for:


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Jessie Liu

Jessie Liu is a digital marketer, specializing in SEO, Digital Analytics, Content Marketing and Social Media. She helps lead TheJobNetwork’s content marketing efforts, including content strategy and promotion strategy. She believes in data-driven decision making. She recently adopted a Beagle mix puppy named Happy. Feel free to tweet her @jessiecliu for pictures of her adorable new puppy or just any marketing related stuff.