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Do You Have a Micromanaging Boss?


micromanagingIf your manager is suffocating you through his or her micromanaging, it’s time to identify the causes and potential solutions to the problem.

Certified Career Coach Hallie Crawford’s latest article on US News has been published. It’s called, How to Handle a Micromanaging Boss Without Getting Fired.

When you start a new job, it’s normal to have your boss check up on you and double-check your work to make sure that you are doing things correctly. At the very least, she will touch base with you verbally or via email to ensure that everything is going smoothly.

But what if your boss is always double-checking your work, even when it’s not appropriate because you are a high-level employee? Or if she is doing it after you have been at your job long enough – and proven yourself enough – to earn her trust and some loosening up on the reins?

If your boss is a micromanager, here are three things you can reasonably do without jeopardizing your job or seeming like you’re undermining her authority.
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