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For some reason no one mentioned possibility to have a honest talk with your new manager that you could initiate yourself (I mean one-to-one chat, because it does not concern any one else). Her behaviour is not very professional for sure, but it could be due to the fact she feels a lot of pressure from higher managers or does not feel comfortable in her new ...


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My new supervisor constantly blames my previous manager by undermining his contributions. My current supervisor reminds me, in each meeting, that the previous manager's time is over, and if he was good, he would still be here. It's unprofessional of your current supervisor to continuously blame the previous supervisor and devalue their previous ...


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Blame your predecessor is politics 101 Politicians do it. Managers do it. Developers do it. People told to organize a stockroom do it. Blaming your predecessor moves the initial starting point back, so if you succeed it seems like a greater accomplishment, and if you fail, it is because expectations are too high. The "predecessor did something bad" becomes ...


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This happens. Blaming the predecessor because they can't defend themselves and nobody can refute the accusation. Ignore it as best you can. It's not likely that you can change your new manager's behavior. When they start this talk try to steer the conversation back to the topic or task at hand.


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One big problem is that just because you found her photo in a dating site doesn’t mean she is on the dating site. So if you approach her outside the website, it may be complete news to her that she is on that site, which might end up highly embarrassing for everyone. The more attractive she is (to someone who is looking for romance and is wise enough to know ...


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