Over-Bearing, Gossipy Co-Worker Is Now My Boss!

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about gossipy micro-managing boss:

Here’s the situation. When I first started, I was trained by “Jan”, whose prior boss had left for another opportunity. I was hired to assist in the same market she had been in for 4-5 years (our department is segregated by market). We both reported to the same boss. I am a quick learner and had no trouble catching on to my job requirements. My boss had also stated that he had never seen someone learn the job so quickly.

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