Supervisor -Training & Transition

Supervisor Core Training

Discuss with your manager ways to get quickly up to speed in your new supervisory role:

Meet with the outgoing supervisor, if available:

If you are backfilling a supervisor role, it's often helpful to have a transition period with the exiting supervisor.

Meet your new team:

Develop a collaborative relationship with your HR Division Partner:

Keep your supervisor informed:

Ask your manager what they want to be kept informed about and how often, such as: 

Let your manager know about your own needs:

Supervising employees who were once peers:

It's not uncommon for someone to get a promotion or accept a role where they become the supervisor of individuals or a team where they were once a peer.  The transition from supervisor to peer can be tricky, so here are some tips to help make this transition as smooth as possible.

Talk with the employees about the change in your role:

Be accessible and follow through on commitments:

Be consistent and fair:

Listen with an open mind:

Know what’s appropriate to discuss with your employees:

Plan changes carefully: