Bad Bosses: Five Ways Your Boss Bugs You - And How to Respond


From Meryl Streep's icy authority in Devil Wears Prada to Steve Carrell's hilarious ineptitude on The Office, the big and small screens are bursting with stories of hellish bosses. Unfortunately, some of these characters exist in real life, too.

If you're working with a difficult boss, Lilit Marcus, founder of the blog and author of Save the Assistants: A Guide for Surviving and Thriving in the Workplace, suggests "figuring out what your boss' weaknesses are and trying to make them your strengths. That way, you guys will balance out and you can handle tasks that he doesn't like or isn't good at."