Manager's Guide to Promoting Employees
Understand the benefits and failures that go along with promoting people within your organization.
In many cases, the best workers do not make the best managers, but how can you know that before you promote them? Every organization should have a promotion policy in place and all the leaders in the organization should be thoroughly trained so that the criterion in each area is the same throughout the organization. You will learn a few different methods in which employees can be promoted and learn how promotions are different in a union versus non-union setting. We will discuss the attributes you would look for in someone who you are considering promoting and some characteristics that might make you rethink that decision. We will discuss what makes up a strong company’s promotion policy as well as how a manager can help prepare his people for promotions. We will also talk about how to discuss giving a promotion with no increase in compensation.
• You will be able to discuss what acceptable criteria for promotions looks like.
• You will be able to explain the characteristics to look for when promoting people.
• You will be able to recognize why a company needs a promotion policy.
• You will be able to review the process you have in place to prepare your employees for promotion.