When a new job just isn’t working out, you might be concerned about what quitting might mean for your resume and career. You’ll feel like your short, six-month stay at a company might overshadow all your other professional accomplishments and spiral into an identity crisis.
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.