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Old 01-15-09, 03:55 PM   #1
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Lets complain about our bosses!

Mine is a pretty cool lady abd I have no SERIOUS complaints, however:

- She shows 5" of cleavage just about every day. Our office is 98% women, and she's married. Who's she trying to impress?
- She wing-tips her eyeshadow and it makes her look like she's wearing a super hero mask
- She's 45 (guessing) and shops in the Juniors department, resulting in FAR TOO MUCH SKIN, short skirts, and animal prints
- She cannot pronounce her own title TO SAVE HER LIFE. Her title is _____ Analyst. She says "_______ Analy-sist". Even if I've just said the word "analyst", she'll say analysist.
- She encourages me to hyper-prepare for meetings, gets all excited for me to present, then when someone asks me a question or its my turn to speak, she interrupts me and shares the exact information I worked so hard to prepare. Totally steals my thunder in meetings, big and small.
- She'll come sit in my spare chair and just sit there. I'm not sure if I'm supposed to provide a topic of conversation or just wait for her to speak, but it results in a lot of dead air.

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Old 01-15-09, 04:03 PM   #2
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my boss sucks because he always wants me to proactively do stuff, when all i really want to do is put it off until tomorrow.
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Mine is a pretty cool lady abd I have no SERIOUS complaints, however:

- She shows 5" of cleavage just about every day. Our office is 98% women, and she's married. Who's she trying to impress?
- She wing-tips her eyeshadow and it makes her look like she's wearing a super hero mask
- She's 45 (guessing) and shops in the Juniors department, resulting in FAR TOO MUCH SKIN, short skirts, and animal prints
- She cannot pronounce her own title TO SAVE HER LIFE. Her title is _____ Analyst. She says "_______ Analy-sist". Even if I've just said the word "analyst", she'll say analysist.
- She encourages me to hyper-prepare for meetings, gets all excited for me to present, then when someone asks me a question or its my turn to speak, she interrupts me and shares the exact information I worked so hard to prepare. Totally steals my thunder in meetings, big and small.
- She'll come sit in my spare chair and just sit there. I'm not sure if I'm supposed to provide a topic of conversation or just wait for her to speak, but it results in a lot of dead air.

What about you?
Is she single?

I don't have a boss. That would stem from the fact that I don't have a job.
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Old 01-15-09, 04:06 PM   #5
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my boss sucks because he always wants me to proactively do stuff, when all i really want to do is put it off until tomorrow.

Yep...that's it in a nut shell. My response...pay me what I'm worth, and you'll get a hell of a lot more out of me.
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98% women office? how do i apply?
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98% women office? how do i apply?
do you really want that?
I mean...98% women in a bar = hell yes.
98% women in the office = where the hell are the ear plugs.
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Corporate retail, baby!! Come and get it. My office caters to the plus-sized ladies/population as well, if that's your thing.
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Corporate retail, baby!! Come and get it. My office caters to the plus-sized ladies/population as well, if that's your thing.
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98% women in the office = where the hell are the ear plugs.
It's relatively sane in my department, thank god. We have a good time, but no one's ears are bleeding by any means.
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Old 01-15-09, 04:19 PM   #12
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It's relatively sane in my department, thank god. We have a good time, but no one's ears are bleeding by any means.
I wish to God it was like that here. I have 3 women around my cube that I swear their lips break the sound barrier every F'n day! I'm tired of it. And the worst part..all the yappin and no one is communicating a damned thing.
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do you really want that?
I mean...98% women in a bar = hell yes.
98% women in the office = where the hell are the ear plugs.


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Old 01-15-09, 04:29 PM   #14
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do you really want that?
I mean...98% women in a bar = hell yes.
98% women in the office = where the hell are the ear plugs.
I know what you mean.
I've been in a 95% women, 5% dog office, never do I want to be there again.
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Corporate retail, baby!! Come and get it. My office caters to the plus-sized ladies/population as well, if that's your thing.
i think i might be tempted to take too much work home. all that skin tight lycra and tights is too much temptation.
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Old 01-15-09, 04:56 PM   #18
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No legit complaints about my boss. If I had to pick something; she makes microwave popcorn every afternoon and I really hate the way imitation butter flavouring smells.
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So am I, does that mean that I get to hate everything about you too?
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My boss is a pretty awesome lady, but there is one little thing. Any time I need time off for a doctor's visit or just a day off, she responds like this:

Me, two weeks in advance: "I have a doctor's appointment Friday the 18th at 8am, is that alright?"
Her, after sighing in a very irritated way: "Well....I guess."

She has this tone of voice that makes it sound like I'm inconveniencing everyone terribly. No one else seems to get this attitude from her, even though they ask off considerably more than me and usually with less notice.
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Wow, 95% of them were lookers? That defies so much probability.
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Wow, 95% of them were lookers? That defies so much probability.
I can't name any names, but all but 1 of them were quite the lookers.
there were at least 2 pet dogs that roamed the building.
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I always figured that my job was to make my boss look good.

It really worked out quite well.

I was paid well, and nobody messed with me.

Whenever I told my boss that he/she didn't want to know something - case closed.
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Noboby admits to being my boss since they don't understand the intricacies of my job (Environmental Health & Safety, dealing with a lot of industrial chemistry stuff). I have to be there to do what I do or they'll get reamed by the regulatory agencies that visit us quiet frequently.

One thing I hate about this place is no one ever gets promoted, except for direct supervisory jobs. Company doesn't value skills and training, and would rather hire someone with outside experience. No wonder folks leave all the time (I might be gone pretty soon, too!).
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