Oji Editorial Staff
Feature by Training Industry: Are You Failing First-Time Managers?
The pattern is all too familiar: A talented individual contributor is promoted to be a first-time manager. They start their new role brimming with excitement, only to realize in a moment of panic that they fundamentally lack the skills needed to do the job.
Feature by SHRM: First-Time Managers Often Ill-Prepared for New Role
Employees are stressed, and part of the problem lies with rookie managers thrown into their new role with little or no training, according to a new poll. A sizeable number of U.S. and Canadian workers want to change teams or leave their employer so they can flee those managers, it found.
Developing New Managers? How to Set Them Up for Success
Here’s a common situation in American businesses. First-time manager Sara happily took on a leadership role. Yet she was promoted with little or no le
First-time Managers Are Holding Back Employees & Performance
We’ve all lost the occasional night of sleep over a major business deal, big presentation, or funding round.
But for some employees, those sleeple
Feature by HR Dive: US workers report anxiety and stress over unprepared first-time managers
About 40% of U.S. workers feel “stress or anxiety about going to work” because they have a first-time manager who seems unprepared to take on the leadership role, according to a July 18 report by Oji Life Lab, a leadership learning solutions company.
Podcast: Pathwise "Career Sessions, Career Lessons" podcast - Entrepreneurship, Purpose, And The Early Days Of The Internet, With Matt Kursh
Not everything is taught in schools, especially when it comes to certain skills needed at work. People often find themselves acquiring them when thrust into the real world. Recognizing this, Matt Kursh co-founded Oji Life Lab...
Feature by Fortune Magazine: Rookie managers make nearly half of female employees want to quit
New bosses could be inadvertently sabotaging their companies' gender push: 40% of the women surveyed cited new managers as fuelling their desire to quit, compared to 29% of men.
Feature by Worklife: Unprepared new managers keep their teams up at night
About a fifth of U.S. workers said they had trouble sleeping when working under a new manager, according to a study from Oji Life Lab and Harris Poll, which includes responses from over 2,000 U.S. workers and was conducted in June.
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