Getting Along with Your Manager

Spotting and Solving Personality Problems

You worked hard to develop the skills to do your job. You’ve found a position that allows you to put your training to good use. Things couldn’t be more perfect. Now, six months into your employment, your dream job has turned into a surreal nightmare.

You’re obviously competent. You’re ambitious and dedicated. You like the people in the company. The problem, however, is that you really dislike your boss. It’s not that she is abusive or dishonest, but her management style and her personality in general set your teeth on edge to the point that you hate being around her, and it’s making you have second thoughts about whether you should be in the position at all. ...

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