If you’re offering someone a supervisor position, be prepared for the chance that they might turn it down if you haven’t got the right support in place for their transition. For many people, the stress and complications of taking on added responsibility without much assistance outweighs the excitement of a promotion. There used to be a time when supervisors had a few weeks with their predecessor to get to know the role, but in today’s fast-paced working environment, employers can’t always afford that luxury and existing supervisors may be unwilling to stay long enough to train a replacement.
Our free downloadable resource guide provides expert guidance and advice from research undertaken by AchieveGlobal. Stepping Up to Supervision will help suggest ways you can make this transition easier for your employees.