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Boss comment | 'I'm sick of my employee being rude to me'

'I'm sick of my employee being rude to me'

At some point in their careers, many bosses find themselves in a situation which is hard to mitigate; whilst the majority of employees respect your position as the boss and understand that with mutual respect, toeing the line between a pleasant relationship and rudeness can make the workplace a pleasant place to be for everyone.

However, some employees either find it hard to toe this line, or simply disregard it altogether. This is often the case with two groups of employees; commonly, it may be the case with newer employees who don’t yet understand the culture of the workplace or feel threatened by their superior, or it may well be the case that a more senior employee with many years of service under their belt who see themselves as irreplaceable feel the need to exercise this feeling by demeaning others, including the boss.

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