You probably shouldn’t get emails from your boss on holidays, but it might happen anyway. In those situations, use brief responses that say you’ll deal with it later to respond. Or better yet, set up a holiday auto-responder.
If you don’t always see eye to eye with your boss, and you want to get in their good graces, a little sucking up might be in order. Doing it the wrong way, however, can make you look even worse. The trick is to fool yourself into liking them.
You work for a big-name company that’s on the up and up. You love what you do, your wage is good and your office is swanky. There’s just one problem: your boss is the spiritual reincarnation of Kim Jong-il.
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