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 […]
Consider what you should be doing the first month in your new role
Ideally, new supervisors are afforded an opportunity to be onboarded into their new role in a more formal way within their companies. However, not every organization does onboarding and sometimes supervisors are dropped into a management role with limited or no support […]
I recently had lunch with a client to discuss how to best determine if newly hired or promoted supervisors/managers were ready to take on their role overseeing employees and how to ensure they get what they need to be successful. It reminded me of a conversation I had with another client only about a month […]