I work for a very high profile not for profit. It is my first job and although I have been promoted twice in two years, I am still very young. I mention this because although I have a couple of direct reports now, and have a lot of responsibility, my boss still doesn’t see me as credible in some ways.
Here is the situation. About nine months ago my boss hired a marketing consultant—let’s call her Annette. She is supposed to be an expert on millennials and marketing using social media. She is constantly setting up meetings to brainstorm, but never actually does anything as far as I can tell. She was recently given a quarter time of one of my direct reports who is being driven crazy because she has no idea what she is supposed to be doing and keeps coming to me for direction.
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