Don’t be the boss from hell
Get off to a good start in a new leadership role. reports
FIRST-time leaders can easily avoid being a bad boss and gain their workers’ support rather than have staff hatred develop in their first few weeks.
Recruiter Hays says new leaders can easily slip unconsciously into poor behaviours without realising it or are too quick to follow the example of others.
Managing director Nick Deligiannis says most leaders want to become a respected and successful boss.
“Sometimes people are so keen to prove their leadership skills and make a difference they forget to stop and think,” he says. “This leads to poor leadership, which impacts their team and leads to rising turnover. It also has a negative impact on their career prospects.”