Managers are many things – they are employees, employers, supervisors, teammates and coaches. They answer to their superiors, partners and clients, but most of all, they are responsible for the productivity and loyalty of their team.
Mergers, acquisitions, franchising, new software implementation, a new marketing strategy… these are all common happenings in today’s business world that require change to occur in the organisation. Change is the new status quo with increased globalisation and the internet, but not everyone at your company is always ready and willing to embrace change.
British managers are working long days on the job, leaving little time to rest and unwind. The requirement to stay in line with company goals, meet milestones and lead their teams is a lot of responsibility that leads to stress.
Being a leader is no easy task, and one that is not natural to many of us. Most managers often wish there was some kind of a blueprint that they can follow that will help them make the right decisions and leading their team.
If you’ve come across this article, you already know the importance of setting objectives for yourself and your team. However, if you’re like most people, you are aware that most goals you set are simply forgotten after a couple of weeks.
After winning CIPD Best HR/L&D Supplier 2017 in September and being shortlisted as a finalist in the 2017 Personnel Today Awards for Best HR Supplier Partnership (awards night is 21st November) I’m delighted to announce that MTD have been shortlisted as a finalist for another great award!
Loyalty is important in our personal lives; we expect it from our partners, family and friends. However, loyalty is just as important in the workplace due to the fact that managers rely on their employees to do honest work, not divulge sensitive company information and to stick it out with the company for years to[…..]