Do you know that 75% of the causes of employee turnover are preventable?
A Gallup poll of more 1 million employed U.S. workers concluded that the #1 reason people quit their jobs is because of a bad boss or immediate supervisor. Those 75% of workers who voluntarily left their jobs did so because of their bosses and not the position itself.
Often, a person is made manager because he or she excelled in his/her position as a highly skilled producer. But being a great programmer, sales person, or copywriter does not necessarily translate into being a great manager.
Ideally, organizations have a management training program, or they outsource and send their new managers to such a program or other support. Most often, however, the new manager is thrown into the deep end to figure it out on his own.
What if there were a different way?
Listen in as Dawn Shuler covers:
- If everyone is management material
- If everyone is interested in advancing
- If there are other innovative options for advancing, other than just the management track
- What training managers DO need