Upskilling and Role-Shifts: How Senior Employees Can Adapt to a Change in Job Environment
Moving towards a managerial role comes with several different challenges. One of these involves having a qualitative shift in one's work style - this means learning to grow in your own role and creating an environment that fosters the career-growth of others in your team. Let's look at some ways in which you can manage the different changes that come with this role-shift.
Psychological Safety in the Workplace: The Role of Managers
Feeling accepted in your place of work is a must for any professional. However, many people face the issue of feeling discriminated against due to their race, language, colour of skin, ideas, life stage, and many other reasons. This causes a lot of distress and sometimes is the reason a person quits. Find out what you as a manager can do to create psychological safety in your place of work.
Preventing Sexual Harassment : A Manager's Role
Managers can do a lot to create work environments where sexual harassment will be less likely to occur. With preventive measures in place managers have the opportunity to address potential harassment before a situation escalates.
Shyness in the Workplace
When shyness is properly managed, there is no limit to the achievement of shy people in the business world. Even the Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, one of the world's richest and most successful people in the world, is a shy person. What do shy people who succeed professionally have in common? They are in control of their shyness instead of it controlling them!
Alcohol and Drug Abuse : What a Manager Can Do?
Excessive consumption of alcohol or drugs not only harms the individual concerned, but also affects his work. Performance goes down and often absenteeism and late-coming increases. There are chances of inappropriate behaviour that could affect the rest of the team, and various disciplinary issues may arise. With all these negative effects, a company cannot afford to ignore the problem.
Performance appraisals are never the best time of the year. Often we only get a glimpse into one side of the story - either the manager's or the employee's side. This article gives you a glimpse into the side that you do not know about.
Wishing For A Perfect Boss?
Who is a perfect boss: the one who is cheerful, professional, experienced and fair. But in reality this does not exist. Building a productive working relationship with the existing imperfect boss is a more practical solution.
Managing Workplace Relationships
The building, protecting and repairing of relationships is at the center of all our lives - personal and professional. As a supervisor or manager you will build and maintain thousands of relationships during your career. This makes it worth developing your relationship skills. Here are some tips on building good relationships at work.