Manager (Not Mine) Trying To Boss Me!

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about being bossed by not my boss:

I am an HR Generalist and am having trouble with a manager that I am doing a recruitment for. He tries to manage me by giving me orders, criticizing me, and talking to my boss about me. My boss is very supportive and has warned me about him and his motives, but I can’t shake him. My boss has defended me to him and his boss just ignores him. Part of the problem is that he want to hire only young Asian women and overlooks other, better qualified, candidates. How do you suggest I handle this person?

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