Rudeness By New Employee

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about rudeness: We have a very new person who I have to supervise, She is extremely aggressive, yet ignorant regarding her job. The problem is she is becoming quite resentful toward me. I admit she annoys me very much and at times I am short with her.

Hello, I love your column because work can be so crazy and you make a lot of sense. My question is about meetings that are my job to chair. We have a very new person who I have to supervise, She is extremely aggressive, yet ignorant regarding her job. She is eager to make a contribution right away.She started off on her first day with a list of complaints and tried to rewrite her job description. She either does not understand or chooses to ignore most of my instruction. I don’t fault her for being eager but I can’t let her break rules that everyone else has to follow.I also have to stop her from jumping head first into projects that I can see will fail.

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