Career Managing Up → Common Mis-alignments






Employee was told to do something he felt was wrong or incorrect.

Employee could not live up to a supervisor's expectations, because the expectations were too high or continuously changing.

Employee was promised a raise, promotion or important project, and it did not happen.

Employee was criticized frequently.

Another employee doing the same job made more money.

Manager has biased views towards some employees.

Customer snaps at you overly unfairly and your manager doesn't protect you.