Everything starts at the top, as the saying goes. And a bad boss can destroy a pleasant work environment and make your job hell. “And as it turns out, a terrible boss doesn’t just impact the way you work in the office. It affects your entire life,” reports Business Insider.
According to Merideth Ferguson, assistant professor of management at Utah State University and co-author of a study done by Baylor University, there is a”spillover effect.” This means your work life also affects your marriage and other intimate relationships.
“A bad boss will likely jeopardize your career growth and impact your personal life,” adds Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job. “A good manager will help you thrive and bring out the best in you. While it’s rarely top of mind, you can empower yourself with a terrible boss, especially if you watch for red flags.”
In fact, according to data released by Inc. found that 75 percent of employees report that their boss is the worst part of their job, and 65 percent say they’d take a new boss over a pay raise, reports USA Today.
Here are nine clues that you have a bad boss.