How to spot a Horrible Boss - Page 2
7. Downer: Does your boss make you feel excited and energized about coming into work, or does he fill you with dread when you set off each morning? Bossholes tend to suck the energy from their team.
8. Card shark: In a knowledge economy, sharing information is a no brainer, but bossholes tend to keep knowledge close to their chest for their personal gain rather than that of their team or their employer. Co-workers aren’t competitors that you have to defeat to get ahead, but a bosshole will think they are.
9. Army of one: Think back to your school days when you pick out classmates to play on your football team. The bosshole would be the last pick without doubt because despite their talents people avoid them like the plague.
10. Open architecture: How would the prospective boss respond if a copy of The No Asshole Rule appeared on her desk?" Be careful if the answer is, "Duck!