20 Best Bad Boss Memes to Make You Laugh

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We’ve all had bad bosses; some unfortunate souls still have them. And they can be hell on earth to work for. But, don’t worry; it’s OK to snigger under your breath.

If you currently have a horrible boss, I feel for you… so, let me help a little bit with these scathing, hilarious Bad Boss Memes. Enjoy them friend; you have earned it through years of mental and physical anguish.

See Also: How to Piss Your Boss Off Without Getting Into Trouble


Legally Grey


OK, so maybe we’ve all been guilty of being less than ethical, but this is definitely illegal…also would you do that just for contracts?

Never Listen to Your Boss

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You don’t do your job, you get yelled at. Do your job exactly as they tell you, you get yelled at again, it makes perfect sense, right?

Completely Illegal


Firing someone because they pointed out their basic rights is just plain illegal. But, how many bosses care these days?

I Can Do Whatever I Want

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It feels like your horrible boss’s job is to make your life more difficult. Well it's not just you, it happens to lots of people. 

Practice What You Preach

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Yeah, the douchiest and laziest of douche-bag moves.

The Micro-Manager

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Some bad bosses believe that they are not micromanaging you when they are asking all these questions.  To be honest, I am not sure what they think they’re doing- being a nosy boss?

Pay Inequality = Low Overhead

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OK, if you know someone that has done this please, please report them.

The Dictator

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No One Likes Initiative

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Really? When someone saves you money, you're supposed to say “Thank You.”

We Are All One Big (Horrible) Family

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Maybe they are taking us back to the 1950s when children used to call their fathers “sir” and mothers “ma’am”?

But You Said

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Ok, to be fair we don’t know how slow the employee was in the aforementioned scenario.

Working Hard or Hardly Working?

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A good boss will set a great example and motivate their employees, but guess what bad bosses do? You got it right - they work as little as possible!


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Yeah, that’s exactly what that seems like to me.

Leave Everything to the Last Minute

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Iron(ic) Boss

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What a beautiful day to spend inside four walls and with annoying people who act like they are the king of the world.

Great Leadership, Great Motivation


This macho, "I speak my mind", crap is for idiots. There are more delicate ways to say things.

The Considerate Boss

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Gee…thanks boss.

(Un)Realistic Expectations

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All horrible bosses know nothing about patience…they want something, and they want it NOW!

Fast Meeting

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This will be a quick and casual after work meeting with only a few tasks…four hours later and it’s 10 o’clock at night and still need to be at work the next day all freshened up and ready.

Captain My Captain!

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Leaders are in the trenches with their women and men…bosses, on the other hand, are far, far away from the fray.

Do you have any boss memes? Show them proudly below...this is a safe place.

This article was origianly published in May 2016.