Supervisory Skills Questionnaire

When employees become supervisors, just as with any time their position within a workflow changes, they need to put a new set of skills to use. Regardless of their technical expertise, all supervisors need a specific set of soft skills to fill their role successfully.  As a supervisor, they are a translator, a communicator, a planner, and a coach.  They are accountable to the organization they work for, the employees they supervise, and the other groups and individuals involved in the work their team puts out. For their organization, supervisors serve as a translator – they create actionable plans based, Read More

Employees are placed in supervisory roles for a variety of reasons.  They may be the most experienced or technically proficient in their group’s work; they may be a tenured employee with a wealth of knowledge on organizational goals and policies; or they might have great administrative and people skills that show their ability to interact with other employees and groups successfully. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding their new supervisory standing, the undertaking of this new role should come with a stock-taking of a new skill set.  Supervisory skills are not only instrumental to the success of any team – they, Read More

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