When Your Boss is Younger Than You Are

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  1. peterfonda

    peterfonda Well-Known Member

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    There's been some organizational changes in the company I work for and the man who is now my immediate boss is five years younger than I am. This is the first time I've ever worked under someone younger than me. He's a really good guy but I'm a little irked. Anyone else have this situation?
     
  2. Napoleon V

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    I am a younger boss
     
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    IfTheyOnlyKnew VIP Extreme Gold

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    Five years isn't so bad. If he was 15 years younger, I'd say you had a reason to be pissed.
     
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    Me too
     
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    I'm gonna guess at your age, everyone is younger than you.
     
  6. Anyonenow

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    I was always the younger boss.
    But I was(am) damn GOOD!
     
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    My boss is like 8 years younger than me, and a WOMAN!!!!!!


    She is awesome and i love working with and for her. :dontknow:
     
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    My current immediate supervisor is younger, and a woman. She ends every sentence with, "hehehehehehe."

    :lmao:
     
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    there's not much about getting older that's wonderful
     
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    My boss is 6 months younger than me. Been my boss for 20 years. Is a woman and is hot!
    It actually is helpful being close in age and seeing the world and all of it's nuances with a similar historical perspective.
     
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    I've only had 2 jobs my whole life and every boss/owner has been older than me.
     
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    how does everyone know exactly old ppl are.
    other than ppl in my family, i have no clue how old anyone is
     
  13. Joe Bauers

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    If it was Tee,hee hee there would be a problem...:happyhappy:
     
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    You can't pick and choose which boss you respect. Otherwise quit and create your own job. In the computer business, bosses can be really young. So what, maybe they're smarter and better. What does a 60 year old do when confronted by a 25 year old cop?
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Briefly I had to work for a Millennial. He slept at his desk and listened to the radio most of the day. He was frustrated that I wanted to work so hard.
     
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    Both. My current boss is about ten years younger than I am. But I've also supervised people older than me.
     
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    I boss around people twice my age :cool:


    Some of them clearly don't like it :jj:
     
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    My boss is about 7 years younger than me. He is smarter than I am, and works harder, so it isn't an issue for me.
     
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    I was a younger boss. The older Hispanic males seem to have more of a problem with it.
     
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    It doesn't matter to me, as long as they're competent.
     
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