Academics can improve their relationships with their bosses by "managing up" through better communication and asking for help with career goals, writes Kristy Sherrer, director of career services at the University of California at Los Angeles, Fielding School of Public Health. Employees also should seek manager feedback and be patient and adaptable, she recommends in this commentary.
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