Career writer Harvey Deutschendorf at entrepreneur site Fast Company recommended, "Pay close attention to not only what they say, but how they say it. What are their favorite ways of getting things done? Find ways to use this knowledge to your advantage." Try and get things done to their liking and they should give you minimal trouble.
While some bosses might just be downright crazy, most of the time you get snapped at pushed too hard because of forces that are outside of your control.
Career coach Ashley Stahl at career development site The Muse explained, "In some of those cases, her reaction will be warranted, but more often than not, her behavior will be the side effect of something else in her life.
Instead of making the job about your boss, make it about yourself.
Deutschendorf explained, "Alter your way of viewing the situation — you are working for yourself instead of your boss or the organization.
While it's never pleasant being come down on hard, sometimes it's for a fair reason.
Levo offered, "Always straighten out every detail of a project before you present it to your boss in order to minimize any conflict and reduce your stress and nervousness going into the meeting." When you feel like you've prepared in full and did the best work you could, it will be easier to stand up for yourself if you're still picked on.Rather than doing your best to become teacher's pet, take the personal bit out of the equation and just become an ace employee.This has nothing to do with sucking up and everything to do with making the office run smoother and more competently.Any skills that you learn now will help you to be a more valued person in your future endeavors.Use your present job to develop not only your skills but your coping mechanisms." Even if it's tough, you're learning important skills and moving yourself up the career ladder, and that's what matters.During my first job out of college, I had a Devil Wears Prada boss who was crazy like Miranda Priestly, minus the glamour.