Brandon Smith is often asked how people can tell if their boss doesn’t like them.
He’s asked so frequently, he has developed a few tell-tale signs (the highlights are here, in last week’s Working conversation). And when it happens, Smith—a career coach, leadership consultant and professor at Georgia State and Emory universities—said the employee must get to work repairing the relationship.
“You’ve got to get this better,” he said. “Either that, or you have to find another [job].”
And the first step is seeking out more time with the boss.