AnnaMarie Houlis
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Toxic boss? These memes are so relatable for anyone who spends their days in a negative work environment. While you should obviously try to make a change, sometimes levity and humor can help you survive the short-term while you look for better work and job options.

Here's a bad boss meme for everyone who unfortunately has to deal with a bad boss.

1. The boss who keeps giving you even more work.

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2. The boss who watches you work.

boss watching while you work meme

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3. The boss who threatens you no matter what.

mean boss threatens meme

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4. The micromanager.

micromanager meme for work

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5. The boss who sets late-day meetings.

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6. The even more clueless micromanager.

micromanagement meme

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7. The idea thief.

bad boss meme

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8. The boss that runs disorganized mayhem.

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9. The control freak.

control freak boss meme

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10. The micromanager who doesn't understand why their staff keeps leaving.

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11. The bad boss who forces people out.

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12. The over-expectant boss.

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13. The boss who doesn't understand anything.

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14. The damned-if-you-do-damned-if-you-don't boss.

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15. The boss who does nothing.

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16. The boss who blames their staff.

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17. The boss who doesn't understand staff jobs.

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18. The boss who pushes employees to apply elsewhere.

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19. The boss who sneaks up.

sneak up boss meme

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20. The boss who doesn't lead.

bad leadership meme

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21. The boss who doesn't approve sick leave.

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22. The boss who holds unnecessary meetings.

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23. The boss who doesn't motivate.

poor leadership meme

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24. The boss who doesn't recognize hard work.

bad leadership meme

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25. The boss who sucks the soul out of staff.

boss sucks meme

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26. The boss who gives random work just before the end of the day.

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27. The boss who makes employees dream of quitting.

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28. The boss with no perception of reality.

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29. The boss who brings bad vibes.

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30. The boss who sends unnecessary emails.

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31. The insecure boss.

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32. The boss who doesn't treat hardworking employees well.

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33. The boss who wastes employees' time.

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34. The obnoxious boss.

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35. The boss who never ceases to surprise everyone.

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AnnaMarie Houlis is a multimedia journalist for a gamut of both online and print publications, as well as an adventure aficionado and travel blogger at HerReport.org. She covers all things women's empowerment — from navigating the workplace to navigating the world. She writes about everything from gender issues in the workforce to gender issues all across the globe.

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