6 Keys to Turning an Employee into a Manager

Wouldn’t it be great if every time you needed a new manager, you could fill the position with someone who was already in your employ? How much time, money and energy would this save you? However, the author of this article says that you shouldn’t just place any employee, even a high performing one, in a manager’s role and expect them to succeed if they have not been prepared. Employees need to be groomed and trained to be successful managers.  This article suggests that employers provide ongoing training to employees to foster growth and development and to ensure that they are effectively prepared to step into a managerial role. The author offers tips for doing just that.