How men and women
in leadership can help their employees succeed
have gaps in their knowledge and skills aren't able to do the job
as well as managers need them to. Whether you are a man or women in
leadership, you want your employees to provide value and impact as
soon as possible. The key is helping them get up-to-speed more quickly.
Here are some key ways men and women in leadership can help their
You want your employee to have mentorship from the manager or other
men or women in leadership inside the firm. These mentors can provide
specific information and guidance to help employees do their jobs
better and improve their overall performance and productivity
Training is important to employee development because it helps them
improve skills and gain deeper knowledge in the areas that might
be lacking. When selecting a training program, consider the areas
that need the most development and choose what will best help achieve
the desired end result.
Sit down with your manager and discuss what can be done to learn
and grow. Find projects, activities, group involvement and responsibilities
that can be added to the current position to help with growth and
the skills that need development
Once the skills have been identified, you'll want to get the employee's
buy-in and commitment to improve. An obvious place for this to happen
is during the employee's quarterly or annual performance review.
This is also an opportunity to set specific goals. Also, this sets
the stage for monitoring and documenting their improvement (at their
A high degree of feedback will directly improve the effectiveness
of an employee. The constant feedback will help make incremental
changes in behavior and skill level.
clear expectations and steps for success
An employee needs to know the expectations of their manager and
what is important for them to be working on to improve their overall
skill level and abilities.
This will not only encourage further development, it will help to
inspire others in the work group to develop their skills.
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