Suggestions for a First Time Supervisor

Suggestions for a First Time Supervisor

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what should a first-time supervisor do or we're going to talk about that coming up right now [Music] welcome everyone Michael Finley here with another episode of leadership roll call where we give you tips suggestions and recommendations on how you can become a more effective leader our topic today is what should a first-time supervisor do but before we get to that I'd like to ask a question of you what challenges did you face as a first time supervisor please put your comments
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below so what challenges do a first-time supervisor have now it doesn't matter if they're hired from within the company or they're coming from outside the company into one every first time supervisor has challenges and we're going to talk about some suggestions for that first time supervisor you know being a first time supervisor can be stressful in one study it talked about six out of ten 60% of first-time supervisor said that being a supervisor for the first time ranked only second and stress to
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getting a divorce it's very stressful time it could be stressful because you're going from a peer to a boss it could be that you're coming from outside the company into the company being a first-time supervisor can be stressful but we're going to talk about ways to overcome those challenges now the first thing a first-time supervisor can do is dress professionally look I know casual listen oh cool but you know what as a first-time supervisor you need to set the tone you need to
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show that you're a leader and you know those comments t-shirts that you wore no no more those football jerseys that you wore announced go get rid of them you want to dress as a supervisor I'm not saying you have to wear a three-piece suit every day unless you work in that environment but you want to dress professionally if you own a company then you can wear a Metallica t-shirt every day but until then you want to dress professionally the next thing you want to do is the first time supervisor is
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immediately began establishing a professional relationship with your co-workers and your employees now what do we mean by that now it could mean that you became on you were appear and you became a supervisor or Gantt outside the company or transferred or whatever but you want to establish a professional relationship not a friendly one you are not their friend you are their boss and you want to make sure that if you have to punish one of your employees that this friendship is not going to get in the way I would strongly urge you not to be
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friends with somebody with your employees on social media that could lead to some bad instances so you want to establish a professional relationship not be their friend next you also want to be available now look you may be working on some project and your bosses are after you to make sure that it's done on time and you really don't have time but make the time to be available to your employees if you have that big project with a big looming deadline carve out some time that you'll
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be available let the employees know what you're doing and when you will be available for them to come to you if you're traveling make sure that you check in with your employees often you want to be available for your employees next you want to listen you want to listen to what your employees are saying you might have some mandate from your boss to fix things or fix the department things like that and that's all well and good but to know what to fix to know
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what's running well or what's not running well you need to listen to your employees engaging them a conversation and listen to what they have to say you want to listen to your employees next you want to clarify expectations with your boss as well as your employees you want to ask your boss what's expected of you when should you give those reports what kind of status reports should you give that your boss how often should you communicate with your balls is there
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time for 101 if so when is it is it a regularly scheduled time all of those things make sure that you clarify those expectations with your boss at the same time you want to clarify those expectations with your employees you want to make sure they understand what you expect of them so clarify expectations with your boss and your employees and lastly we want to be transparent look there is no way that we can know everything if we don't know something ask your boss ask a peer ask your
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employees ask them to explain it to you make sure that you understand it you don't want to go off half-cocked on something and not really know what you're talking about because that would damage your credibility if you don't know something ask somebody be transparent you know the transition to a supervisor can be stressful but if you follow these simple guidelines it will help ease that transition I hope this brief overview is beneficial to you if you have a comment about this topic or
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any topic that you would like to see in the future please put it in the comment section below and if you haven't already please subscribe to our Channel until next time good luck with being a first time supervisor

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