How to Deal with a Difficult Boss

In an ideal world, all bosses would mesh perfectly with all employees; however there are far too many personality types that are bound to collide, causing friction in the workplace.  In a recent article from, Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., outlines the basics behind dealing with a difficult boss. Mainly, it is key to remain calm, as flying off the handle will most definitely ruin your chances at getting a stellar recommendation for your next job. Remaining professional and calm will also help you to sort out your thoughts, to make sure that you state your feelings eloquently.  It is also important to vent, however who you choose to vent with should not share the same office space as you. maintaining consistency in your work is also important when your boss is not ideal. Lastly, it is important to recognize if a job is hurting your self-esteem or mental health. Be prepared to quit a job even if you don’t have another lined up; it won’t be worth the damage to your mental health or career.

For more Information, check out the article here: Do’s and Dont’s of dealing with a bad boss