Building a professional working relationship with your PI or direct line manager is important in creating yourself a happy and productive working environment. Sometimes there are challenges in maintaining this relationship that can get overlooked or swept to one side in our busy schedules. This workshop will investigate what you can do to “manage your manager” and discuss strategies for building an effective working relationship with your manager.
• Determine the roles and expectations of researchers and their PIs / managers
• Explore ways to ensure that a good working relationship is maintained between you and your manager
• Discuss ideas for dealing with common issues