Subordinate Trying to Control Me

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about a subordinate: He continually calls me whilst I am at home, to discuss issues that ‘couldn’t wait’, when in my opinion, they could have.  I ultimately feel that he thinks he could do my job better, and intends to do so, one way or another.

I only use the word subordinate as this person reports to me at work. I employed this person for his extensive knowledge base and good experience for the role, having been in my role in a previous company. He’s a nice person, friendly, and fun to spend time with, as well as being good at his job. So far in his role, he has come to me about issues he is having with other employees, and has had an issue with all of them, except me (that he has expressed).

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