Talking to your boss about another boss
Sometimes there are multiple bosses and they both give you work. This can cause some problems. The best way to handle this situation is to tell your direct boss what is happening so it gets straightened out at the management level. 有时会有多个老板，他们都给你工作，这可能会造成一些问题，处理这种情况最好的方法是告诉你的直接上司发生了什么事，这样它就会在管理层上得到纠正。
“Hey Mark. I’m doing all the projects you gave me, but John gives me additional work. I don’t mind it, but lately it’s been too much.” 嘿，马克，我正在做你给我的所有项目，但约翰给了我额外的工作，我并不介意，但最近太多了。
“Hey Mark. John has been assigning a lot of work to me. I have a lot of current work I am doing, so I would like to know what work has more priority.” 嘿，马克，约翰已经给我安排了很多工作，我现在有很多工作要做，所以我想知道哪些工作是优先的。
“John wants me to do the payroll analysis. He said he needs it by end of week. But didn’t you want the employee headcount finished by Friday? I can’t finish both. What should I do first?” 约翰要我做薪资分析，他说他需要在周末前完成，但你不是希望员工总数统计在周五前完成吗?我不能同时完成这两项任务，我应该先做什么?
If another boss is giving you a hard time, you can tell your manager what you think. Here are some professional sentences that you can use to show your frustration about another boss. 如果另一个老板给了你一个难熬的时间，你可以告诉你的经理你的想法，这里有一些专业的句子，你可以用来表达你对另一个老板的不满。
“I’m having some problems with John lately. He is very critical and puts me down in public. I don’t know what I am doing wrong so I don’t know where I need to improve. What do you think I should do about this?” 我最近和约翰有一些问题，他很挑剔，让我当众出丑，我不知道我做错了什么，所以我不知道我需要改进什么。你觉得我该怎么办?
“John has been very difficult to work with. He is very bossy and expects everything to be done his way. I have been tolerating it because he is a manager, but some of his methods are wasting a lot of time. I always suggest other ways, but he will not hear me out.” 约翰一直很难共事，他很专横，希望一切都按他的方式完成，因为他是经理，我就一直容忍，但他的一些方法很浪费时间，我总是建议别的方式，但他不会听我的。