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Boss asked employee to clip her dog’s nails?

Top 15 odd requests from bosses to their employees

From my physical, to the drawing of my blood, the staff was very professional and I was pleased.
—Mobile Health Patient
Michael Scott of the Office

Being the boss certainly has its perks and benefits, but some requests may raise a few eyebrows. CareerBuilder published a great list of amazing and unbelievable questions bosses asked their employees at one point.

A good relationship with your boss is important, but maybe you can pass on the stitches part:

1)      Boss asked employee to be prepared to delete all emails and computer files at a moment’s notice

2)      Boss asked employee to be a surrogate mother for her – more than once

3)      Boss asked employee to spy on senior management

4)      Boss asked employee to buy a rifle for him, and he would reimburse the employee

5)      Boss asked employee if she knew of anyone who could “hook him up” with illegal substances

6)      Boss asked employee to go online and post false good comments about him

7)      Boss asked employee to come up with a science fair project for her daughter

8)      Boss asked employee to fire his (the boss’s) brother

9)      Boss asked employee to lend him $400 for a down payment on a car

10)   Boss asked employee to remove her stitches

11)   Boss asked employee to be better friends with him

12)   Boss asked employee to scour an abandoned office building for furniture and supplies they could use

13)   Boss asked employee to bail another coworker out of jail

14)   Boss asked employee to clip her dog’s nails

15)   Boss asked employee to help plan her wedding