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"Stuck in a Rung"
Just got a job offer for fulltime....salary is allright...but i know my boss hates the boss above them and so on and so on...so my cries for more $$ will fall on deaf ears....do i go around my boss and straight to hers with whom i have no issues?
Promoted and Perplexed
Dear Promoted and Perplexed,
When you work in an organization with multiple layers of bosses it will often happen that you find you get along better with your boss's boss than with your own boss. Or at least you think you do.
The sense that you have of having a better relationship with your supervisor's manager may be real, but it may just be that you have never had any dealings with this person that test the relationship by departing from the usual chain of command. If you approach your boss's boss about an issue that is properly dealt with between you and your boss, you put that person in an awkward position. They may not respond as warmly as they have in the past towards you.
is the impact that going around your boss would have
The situation you
have described does not seem to me to present ethical
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