Handling Micromanagement as a Junior

Updated: Dec 15, 2020

As a fresher or a junior, many times, we look for the much needed hand-holding or spoon-feeding in the initial stages. But if it prolongs for more, it becomes a problem. Just like a kid does not like his parent to hold him tightly; a fresher always wants the freedom to run and at the same time requires the guidance to move in the right direction. Any imbalance in this leads to micro-management. But, as a junior if you are being micromanaged, you have to look for ways to handle the situation for your own growth.

Now there could be various reasons for micromanagement to prevail in companies, at the managerial level but, a junior may also be a reason for a manager to behave like that.