So, your manager told you that they’ll be bringing in someone else above you. In other words, you’re getting layered. This refers to a situation where an additional layer of management is inserted between you and your current reporting line. Essentially, it means that someone else is hired or promoted to a position above you. They become your new direct supervisor and you now report to them instead of your previous boss. While layering is typically a strategic move for the company, it stings when it happens to you. In this article, the author addresses how to deal with the doubt that arises and how to move forward with your new org structure productively.