Skip Nav
Budget Tips
36 Dollar-Store DIY Projects to Try Out
Work Life Balance
The 365-Day Happiness Challenge Guaranteed to Change Your Life
Advice
Can't Sleep? Banish This 1 Thing From the Bedroom

My Boss Isn't Doing His Job

Savvy Confessions: My Boss Is Not Doing His Job!

This anonymous poster in our Savvy Confessions group wants to know what to do with her lazy boss. Chime in with your thoughts below.

I must confess I don't love my job, but right now it pays the bills, offers lots of flexibility, and I am happy to be employed, but I am running into issues with my boss. Frequently he will skip out on his smaller duties, but these small messes are still left for me to clean up. I don't think his manager will do anything and I don't want to be known as a tattletale either. What would be the best way to make my boss aware of this issue? Do I subtly drop a hint or set up a meeting to set up better parameters? Or do I just keep doing it in hopes that I can use it in my review as the reason that I should get a raise?

Share your own career- and finance-related questions anonymously in the Savvy Confessions group for a chance to be featured on SavvySugar and be advised by fellow Savvy readers.

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
creedy218 creedy218 4 years
i am having the same issue and wondering what people have to say, thanks for posting this!
What Interviewers Mean When They Ask These Questions
How to Be Productive at the Office
How Sleep Can Help Your Career
Dos and Don'ts at Job Interviews
Tips For Using LinkedIn
What Annoys Hiring Managers
Questions Interviewers Want You to Ask

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Career & Money
X