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How to tell my managers manager that I don't want to work under my manager anymore

Frame the conversation in terms of how the company and the temporary manager benefit from the current situation. If you have records of your productivity before the start of the sabbatical, and during ...
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How to tell my managers manager that I don't want to work under my manager anymore

"I had the CEO come up to me late one evening last week and tell me he's been 'hearing great things about me over the past month'". Based on your work history, this should have made you ...
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How to tell my managers manager that I don't want to work under my manager anymore

You can go a long way with the truth. "Hey, I wanted to say: two months ago I wasn't happy and I was looking for other jobs. That's not the case any more and you've been a big part of that. Thank ...
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How to tell my managers manager that I don't want to work under my manager anymore

I suggest you do throw Jane under the bus, but in a different way that @gnasher729 suggests. I would simply, truthfully, tell Tracy: that I like to work with her, and that it is a very performant ...
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How to tell my managers manager that I don't want to work under my manager anymore

I also started to suspect she was presenting my work as her own, or at least as having contributed to it when she hadn't, as company updates would always say things like "Jane and batsag have ...
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How to tell my managers manager that I don't want to work under my manager anymore

I suggest you do throw Jane under the bus. Obviously not directly complaining, just mentioning all the things you have been doing that she probably claimed she had been doing, and when asked, very ...
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How to tell my managers manager that I don't want to work under my manager anymore

I have my six month review of my new role coming up with Tracy. I really dont know how to approach this. Despite everything, I dont want to throw Jane under a bus, for her sake but also mine as I dont ...
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How to tell my managers manager that I don't want to work under my manager anymore

Based on your side of the story, it doesn't sound like Jane is benefiting the company much. If you have documentation of Jane's poor performance/attitude, tactfully bring it up to Tracy. Tracy should ...
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How do I tell my boss I don't feel the need to be friends outside of work?

Normally he is trying to be funny by tearing others down and I don't care to respond to that. I think this is your out. There is nothing worse for team morale than gossip or saying negative things ...
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How do I tell my boss I don't feel the need to be friends outside of work?

Keep bringing the annual review back to results. If you work well with this person, you don't need to socialize outside of work. If your dislike of this person is affecting your results at work, then ...
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