Ask Heidi: 'My boss is a nightmare. Shall I just leave?'

In this month's real-life advice column, recruitment and careers specialist Heidi Bannister helps one reader come to terms with a difficult workplace relationship

Heidi Bannister
Founder & Managing Director,
Arthur Edward Recruitment

Q: My boss is a nightmare. She criticises everything I do and it’s so bad that I dread coming to work.

Last week I worked really hard to finish a project that I've been working on for ages. I met the deadline with a piece of work that I was really proud of, but instead of offering me any positive feedback, she just brushed me off making a comment about the fonts I had chosen and why I didn't include a specific stat.

I'm losing hope and I really don't look forward to coming into the office on a Monday. Shall I just leave?


A: I'm sorry to hear this. No one should dread going to work, so I suggest you think this through before taking action. If you don’t get to the root of the problem now, it could follow you from job to job.

Firstly, take an objective . . .

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