Before an employee is promoted to a supervisory role; consider, first if the individual is ready to be a supervisor. Let’s explore a story from one of my clients I coach. My client recently asked me how to tell if one of his employees is ready to be a supervisor. In particular, he was afraid […]
New managers need support to succeed in role. Consider that many individuals hired into new management roles may not have previous experience managing people; they have likely come from individual contributor roles. To make it even more challenging, they are now likely managing those individuals who were once their peers.
Consider this example:
Jeremy is […]
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Too often new managers are not provided the skills they need to effectively learn how to manage their time and the time of their staff. This is common especially when a new manager is moving from an individual contributor role to a supervisory role with no past experience managing others. This […]
In working with clients over the years to develop programs for new supervisors/managers – there are some skills, knowledge and competencies that rise to the top of “must have’s” for someone in a management role. These are in no particular order, but all are of equal importance to be successful in a management role.