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Bad Bosses from the Celebrity World
Sometimes, a particularly bad boss can motivate a professional to make money at home online by taking paid surveys, seek out a new job or even skip town. Though these nefarious characters may seem far removed from the world in which everyday people live, it turns out that those working for the pretty people can have it pretty rough too, and may be grateful to get paid for online surveys. Here are just a few examples of celebrity bosses who are notorious for being temperamental, unfair and downright weird in the workplace.
Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of "Vogue Magazine"
Perfection doesn't come cheap, nor does it come nicely, as evidenced by the stoic, often harsh personality of "Vogue" editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. It is a popular theory that Meryl Streep's icy leading lady in "The Devil Wears Prada" is directly based on stories surrounding Wintour's notorious reign over the world's most popular, esteemed fashion magazine.The author of "Prada," Lauren Weisberger, served as an assistant to the major figure and had to perform tasks as wildly impossible as fetching "Harry Potter" books before they were even off the presses.
James Cameron, film director
Cameron is perhaps most famous for major films like "Titanic" and "Avatar," but he is also infamous for his misogynistic tendencies and massive ego. The stories are ample and intense - Kate Winslet, the Oscar-nominated female lead of "Titanic," publicly stated that she would never work with the director again after the torturous nine-month shoot that made her famous. Winslet contracted pneumonia while filming a scene engulfed in water, but was pressured by her director to continue. Cameron went on the record as saying he didn't even want to make the film, and wrote and filmed the movie only so Hollywood would fund his trip to the ocean floor to see the wreckage for himself, fulfilling a lifelong dream, according to a "The Week" piece published about the director. Not exactly a responsible intention, Mr. Cameron.
Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple
Jobs was the figurehead of Apple and had a massive influence on the computer industry up until his premature death in 2011, but as the mourning period following his passing gradually faded, more stories of his often tyrannical working style behind the scenes began to emerge. Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder and Jobs' lifelong friend, has even spoken out recently about the harshness and lampooning some early Apple employees endured during the CEO's quest to become an important person - one that certainly succeeded, though at a cost.
"Steve Jobs had a lot of these questionable things, like some of my very best friends in Apple ... almost all of them said they would never, ever work for Steve Jobs again," Wozniak told the Charlotte Business Journal in a recent video interview. "It was that bad."
Though a creative legend in his own right, Jobs certainly had to cut ties with some talent to claw his way to the top.
When you earn money online with paid surveys, there's no limit to how you can spend your time - and that doesn't involve having to deal with terrible bosses like these.
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