According to a survey by, here are the ten weirdest things bosses have asked employees to do:

  1. Asked the staff to be ready to delete all files and email at a moment's notice
  2. A female boss asked a female employee multiple times to be a surrogate mother for her
  3. Asked an employee to buy a rifle for him
  4. Asked if anyone could "hook him up" with drugs
  5. Had an employee come up with a science-fair project for his daughter
  6. Asked an employee to fire the boss' brother for him
  7. Asked an employee to lend $400 for a car's down payment
  8. After having surgery, asked an employee to help remove her stitches
  9. Asked for help planning her wedding
  10. Sent his employees to an abandoned office building to try to recover furniture and office supplies they could use