27 Sarcastic Thank You Emails For Bad Boss Behaviors

Bad bosses can be the cause of horrible working experiences. Their poor management skills can make people dread going to work.

Here are some funny thank-you email memes for a bad boss that you wish you could send to them.

Keep in mind that they are only intended for fun and entertainment. I do not recommend showing them to your horrible boss.

Bad Boss Thank-You Email Memes

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These memes follow the basic thank you note formula “Thank you for the….” followed by a compliment. But instead, these memes address the behaviors of bad bosses.

The memes are only for fun; we can bond over bad boss experiences.

And they can help you appreciate a good boss.

To thank a good boss, read: Thank You Messages For Your Boss Guide

To get help with a bad boss, read: 10 Tips for Dealing With A Bad Boss

The Under-Appreciated

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Some bosses need to improve employee appreciation.

The Micromanager

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No one enjoys being micromanaged.

The Boss The Gives No Credit

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A boss that takes all the credit is hard to work for.

No Feedback

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A good boss will provide you with regular, constructive feedback.

The Gossip

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Gossip feels even worse when management spreads it.

The Absent Boss

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Some bosses seem nonexistent!

The Boss That Blames

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Being blamed hurts!

The Boss That Takes Advantage

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A boss that continues overworking employees can cause an employee to seek other employment.

Only The Boss’s Ideas Matter

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When the boss always has the best ideas, every single time!

The Wage Gap Isn’t Concealed

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While bosses usually make more than those they manage, the employees don’t need a reminder, especially when the gap is significant.

Another Disrespectful Boss

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When the boss forgets that only management received an annual raise.

The Inconsiderate Boss

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When remote work is possible, no one needs to risk a dangerous commute.

The Email That Was Just Sent

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Some annoying bosses pick up the phone as soon as they hit send on an email.

Potluck Drama Boss

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A bad boss can cause hurt feelings when they do not follow the potluck organization rules.

Playing Favorites

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No one wants to work for a boss that has clear favorites.

Backhanded Compliments

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“You finally made the client happy!”

The Boss That Doesn’t Listen

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Another example of bad boss behavior is not listening to their employees.

No Teamwork Allowed

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When the boss neglects to build a team atmosphere, the team suffers.

The Popular Boss

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The boss that everyone not on his team loves. He’s funny but terrible at managing the work.

The Boss That Doesn’t Want to Fire Anyone

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A bad boss will let an employee who isn’t working out linger for too long. Then, they will do things to push them out to avoid having to fire them directly.

Deadwood Floats to The Top

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This type of boss is rarely respected by coworkers who watched incompetence get rewarded with a promotion.

The Never Available Boss

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A bad boss that is never around.

The Hypocrite

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For bosses that do not set a good example in the workplace but demand perfection from their employees.

The Forgetful Boss

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An essential skill of a good boss is remembering names and the assignments they’ve given.

The Boss With No Empathy

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We all go through hard times at some point. It’s awful when the boss doesn’t care!

The Coworker That Became a Bad Boss

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When someone gets promoted to management, sometimes they make for a poor manager.

Being good at a job doesn’t automatically transfer to being good at managing.

Appreciating A Good Boss

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Perhaps, you’ve just realized that you have a good boss.

You’re boss would probably appreciated a thank you message.

When You’re Bored At Work

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Sometimes, are bad bosses don’t give us enough work to do. Or we need a break for tedious work.

There are things you can do to stay busy.

Funny Work Memes

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Are you stuck working during the long weekend? Laugh at some work memes:

Words Can Be Hard for Some

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There are words that I struggle to say correctly. How about you?

Generation X Kid Things

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There are things I did as a kid in the 1980s that kids these days don’t do anymore.

Author: Heidi Bender

Title: Writer

Expertise: Thank You Notes

Bio:

Heidi Bender is a writer and author who founded Tons of Thanks. She aims to help people write thank-you notes by providing examples and tips. She is the author of She is the author of A Modern Guide to Writing Thank-You Notes.