An assessment that helps your member of staff become more committed to your objectives and more motivated, accountable, reliable, creative, dedicated, and, yes, happy in the job!
All managers have a first day in the job. And it is never easy! So here are some tips to help you on your way;
Treating the team as something to be exploited to ensure your personal survival sounds pretty outrageous when put into words.
When you have to deal with someone who says one thing and does another, try this:
To a manger, who is serious about motivating staff, the ability to be empathetic is invaluable.
Prepare for the discussion. Be clear about what you want to say and make sure you can support it with evidence.
The team needs to be focused on its goals to avoid becoming distracted by relationship and emotional issues.
Managers need to be able to handle all manner of people in order to get the results they, and their company, require.
Your letter is a chance to emphasize what a good fit you are for the job. Even, if you have decided the organization is not one you want to join, still send polite thanks. Who knows what the future holds?
Use the power of good relationship building before and during all negotiations with your difficult boss. People sometimes forget than former opponents often make the strongest allies. You may find that a well managed approach, working things through with your boss and trying to see their point of view will earn you respect over time. It may even mean you get that! .