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.
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.
Feature by BusinessInsider: Around 20% of workers are losing out on sleep because of newbie managers, survey finds
Employees experience greater stress and anxiety at the hands of rookie managers who were promoted to their position without adequate training, a new survey found.
Feature by BBC Business Matters: Interview with Oji Life Lab CEO, Matt Kursh
Lead presenter at BBC World Service, Sam Fenwick, interviews Oji Life Lab CEO, Matt Kursh on the recent Harris Poll results of a nationwide research that examined how the performance of first-time managers impacts their teams.
Feature by Bloomberg: Employees Are Losing Sleep Over Rookie Managers, Data Shows
More than a third of office workers at one point considered quitting because of a bad experience with a new manager.
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