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Hi Beverley,

I have been in my new post for 3 months.  I like the work, I like my colleagues, I like the company but I don’t like my boss’s approach.

Everything I do is checked, if I make a mistake I get a lecture on what I did wrong and she rolls her eyes at me.  I feel like I can’t breathe at times without getting permission.  I have to explain to her before I do anything, what I am going to do and how I am going to do it.  


She is driving me nuts.  Sheis not as bad with the others, they say I will get used to it and not to take it personally but she does tend to make us all a bit nervous.

I feel like I am under the microscope… what can I do to change this and honestly to get her off my back?


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