10 Bizarre Requests From Bosses

10 Bizarre Requests From Bosses

Pass or FailPass or Fail

A boss asked an employee to coach coworkers on how to pass a drug test.

It Just Gets WorseIt Just Gets Worse

A manager asked an employee to fire a colleague—and then drive the fired worker home.

Love StinksLove Stinks

A boss asked for a staffer’s opinion of the profiles he called up on a dating site.

Shopping SpreeShopping Spree

A supervisor asked a worker to order items on his personal Amazon account so the boss’s spouse wouldn’t know about it.

Camera ReadyCamera Ready

A boss asked a staffer to pluck a client’s unibrow for a photo shoot.

Social Faux Pas, Part ISocial Faux Pas, Part I

A manager directed his employees to “like” his Facebook videos.

Social Faux Pas, Part IISocial Faux Pas, Part II

A supervisor asked if an employee would be “better friends” with him.

Morbid ThoughtsMorbid Thoughts

A boss asked a worker to find out how to obtain a death certificate for her deceased ex-husband.

Dearly DepartedDearly Departed

A manager asked a staffer to help console the manager’s daughter-in-law about the death of her cat.

Bird-Brained BossBird-Brained Boss

A supervisor asked an employee to climb onto the roof to see if there were any dead birds present.

CIO Insight Staff
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