No one wants to work with a bad boss, and not being happy at work can have a huge impact on your morale, productivity and career fulfilment. Here are five questions you need to ask to work out if your potential boss is a good one. Bad boss or bad fit? Rather than labelling a prospective boss as “bad” or “good”, SEEK’s Resident Psychologist Sabina Read says it’s helpful to consider what you are seeking in a boss. Having a bad boss, or a boss who is a bad fit for you can have a big impact on your happiness at work.