An excerpt from the muse.com

 

In an ideal world, we would all have fantastic managers—bosses who helped us succeed, who made us feel valued, and who were just all-around great people.

 

Unfortunately, that's not always the case. But, whether the person you work for is a micromanager, has anger management problems, or just isn't very competent, you still have to make the best of the situation and get your job done.

 

To help out, we've gathered the best advice from around the web for dealing with a difficult manager. Try one or more of these tips to find some common ground with your boss—or at least stay sane until you find a new gig.

 

  1. Make Sure You're Dealing With a "Bad Boss"
  2. Identify Your Boss' Motivation
  3. Don't Let it Affect Your Work
  4. Stay One Step Ahead
  5. Document Everything

 

Read the details on each tip, including tips 6-10 here.