How do you talk to your boss about an issue?

How do you talk to your boss about an issue?

Explain the situation, and be honest about how big of a problem it is, but don’t pawn the problem off. Do not make your problem their problem. Instead, say, “I know this is mine to resolve,” then ask for any suggestions your boss might have.

Do you ever have difficulty with a supervisor?

To assess how reliable and agreeable of an employee you are, an interviewer may ask if you have ever experienced issues with a supervisor and, if so, how you handled the situation.

What happens if your supervisor talks down to you?

The consequences for businesses with supervisors who belittle their direct reports or talk down to them are widely known: job performance suffers and mistakes and job migration both increase. It can even have an adverse effect on worker health.

How to speak to a supervisor at Direct TV?

Calls to customer service accomplish nothing; I have asked to be transferred to a rep in the States, thinking perhaps there is a language barrier. The reps refuse. I have several times requested a supervisor. The reps refuse. I am now getting past due bills for services I cancelled nearly two months ago!

What should I do if my boss won’t redirect employees?

If the problem continues even after your boss has redirected the employees, then it’s time to take more serious steps. You and your boss could work out a plan whereby when a staffer comes to your boss to ask a question, your boss immediately summons you and instructs the employee to talk with you.

Calls to customer service accomplish nothing; I have asked to be transferred to a rep in the States, thinking perhaps there is a language barrier. The reps refuse. I have several times requested a supervisor. The reps refuse. I am now getting past due bills for services I cancelled nearly two months ago!

The consequences for businesses with supervisors who belittle their direct reports or talk down to them are widely known: job performance suffers and mistakes and job migration both increase. It can even have an adverse effect on worker health.

To assess how reliable and agreeable of an employee you are, an interviewer may ask if you have ever experienced issues with a supervisor and, if so, how you handled the situation.

What happens if you ask for reference to current supervisor?

This could result in the very real consequence of being passed over for raises, promotions, more attractive job assignments, and being put first on the list in the event of layoffs. With at-will employment, it could even get you fired, if the employer is looking for a reason.