Strategy

Forget the traditional boss-employee relationship — people are saying they have their boss’ phone number, have met their partners, and have even exercised together

More people are becoming friends with their bosses. Meeting your boss’ significant other, going to their home, and texting them are fairly common practices, according to an Olivet Nazarene University survey of 3,000 workers. It shows just how casual American office culture has become. There’s nothing like embarking on road […]
Forget the traditional boss-employee relationship — people are saying they have their boss’ phone number, have met their partners, and have even exercised together
Markets

One in three Australians say they’ve been bullied by a boss

Bully bosses are reported to be widespread in Australia with one in three employees saying they have felt bullied. One in four employees have cried because of a boss. Sometimes a boss will deliberately change the roster because it inconveniences someone. One in three employees have felt bullied by a […]
One in three Australians say they’ve been bullied by a boss
Strategy

7 lessons I never forgot from the best bosses I ever had

A good boss shows you the ropes of your industry and guides you in achieving your long-term goals. Though you may have had both good and bad bosses, you’ve most likely walked away with valuable lessons that have stuck with you from a memorable boss. Natalia Lusinski had bosses who […]
7 lessons I never forgot from the best bosses I ever had
Strategy

Even one sub-par exec in a company can torpedo a successful CEO

A study of time management among executives in leadership positions found that effectiveness isn’t only up to the person in the corner office. A CEO’s success depends strongly on their direct reports, and even one report who isn’t performing as needed can dampen the CEO’s own effectiveness. This conclusion was […]
Even one sub-par exec in a company can torpedo a successful CEO
Strategy

19 things managers most hate that employees do

Displaying certain bad habits at work can really get on your managers’ nerves. Knowing what some of the worst offenders are is the first step in not letting your bad habits get the best of you. These bad habits can range from showing up late to work to being the […]
19 things managers most hate that employees do
Strategy

6 types of bosses that employees hate

The most often-cited reason people give for leaving their job is their boss. More than one in two Australian workers have left a job to get away from a direct manager. A website poll of 5,619 professionals by recruiters Hays had 37% saying getting away from a direct manager was […]
6 types of bosses that employees hate