While some professionals chart their course into management over several years, others may find themselves taking on managerial responsibilities to meet rapidly changing business needs.
Whether your move up was by design or destiny, the transition from employee to manager marks an exciting achievement and the beginning of a new phase in your career.
Nonetheless, this period is not without its challenges. Whether you’re growing an existing team, or you’ve been tasked to build an entirely new one, stepping up to hire, develop and lead effective and motivated employees can be a daunting prospect.
In our guide for new managers, we’ll give you the hiring ‘how to’ that you need to succeed – from finding the right talent to eradicating your interview uneasiness and from effective onboarding to embedding a culture and leadership style that inspires, here’s how to make that ‘step up’ as a hiring manager.
Management Wins & Sins
Being promoted to a management position is an exciting achievement, but for even the most confident professionals, it can be a delicate balancing act — supporting without stifling, delivering while delegating — it can be a daunting prospect, with many managers facing the challenge with little experiRead More
Flexible working - what it means for you
Flexible hours can offer working parents a solution to many of the challenges that come with balancing work and family life. If you think a flexible working arrangement would suit you, having a plan for discussing the proposal with your employer and understanding your rights and responsibilities isRead More
Negotiating your salary
Asking your boss for a raise – or your new employer for a higher starting salary – is never an easy conversation to have. How can you prove you’re the right person for a promotion or to take on new responsibilities? Preparation is key. When first raising the matter, you need to present a clear and cRead More
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