Do you remember a post I wrote last year about why I left my previous job? One of the main reasons being the deteriorating relationship between my tax partner and tax manager (after her return from maternity leave) over mismatched expectations, lack of communication and poor conflict resolution. This put me in a difficult position in the middle between the both of them and I hated it. Would you believe it if I say I can see it starting to happen again in my current team? But it’s my senior who is the one stuck in that difficult position between my senior manager and manager. Different industries, positions, people and work environment but with similar problems arising upon the return from maternity leave.
I feel for my senior. Even though things are not as bad, I understand his frustration, annoyance and disappointment with our managers well. Since a few of …Read the full article →