Are you stuck with a boob-tube boss?

How communicators can deal with weekly archetypes on a daily basis.

How communicators can deal with weekly archetypes on a daily basis

Does your boss make you wish you could change channels?

As a corporate communicator, you sometimes find yourself low in the pecking order. Your boss doesn’t treat you with the respect you deserve. He or she steals the spotlight, eviscerates your budget, and/or scorns your social media campaign.

You can’t even escape by watching television. When you flip through the stations, you find yourself watching a reincarnation of your boss. (And they show up on YouTube, too!) We’ve come up with a list of insufferable TV bosses and examined ways communicators might deal with them.

Readers, let us know: Who do you think is the worst boss on TV? And which type is your boss? (We expect to get a number of comments from our old pal Anonymous this time around.)

Jillian from “The Biggest Loser”

This boss is always screaming at you to work harder and stronger. She’s ruthless and cutthroat, shouting multiple insults at you when you try to lift heavy office equipment. If you want to communicate better with a Jillian boss, sweeten the message by sending her fruit and vegetable platters.

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