7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss

Unfortunately, we do not always have to deal with good bosses from whom we can learn and inspire ourselves to succeed in our careers.  Befor...

Unfortunately, we do not always have to deal with good bosses from whom we can learn and inspire ourselves to succeed in our careers. Before ascending to that "star" worker, check that he has the qualities to be a leader.

The incompetent leaders are more common than we think, so it's important to know identify them not to follow their example and learn to deal with them saving you problems.

7 Signs a Great Employee Might Be a Bad Boss
Deciding whether to promote an employee to a managerial position is a decision that many entrepreneurs must face. Not every employee was born to be a leader. Pay attention to the characteristics of the potential candidate before offering you a promotion, instead of just seeing how well the individual has developed in your business.

Here are 7 warning signs that show that maybe a good employee will not be a great boss.

1. Never Ask For Help

When a qualified employee does not ask for help, he may seem very talented and proactive. Although it is great to have collaborators of this type, they do not necessarily translate into good managers. A 2007 study by the Institute for Corporate Productivity found that 46% of the companies surveyed doubted the ability of such individuals to delegate tasks.

Good bosses know how to commission their subordinates and ask for feedback from their team. If an employee never asks for help from his peers, it can be a sign that he will not get close to others once promoted.

2. Ignore the problems of their peers

Employees who give "extra" in their projects, but who avoid helping others, do not serve to be managers.

A Gaqllup analysis found that 57% of employees who feel ignored by their bosses do not commit to their jobs. Good managers are willing to help their employees when they need it and do not ignore the obstacles of their teams.

3. Put the blame on others

When something goes wrong in a project, does the employee share the responsibility?

Good managers know themselves responsible when a problem arises and are the first to react to try to solve things.

An employee who is promoted must demonstrate integrity. According to a survey TellYourBoss.com, 20% of employees ensures that your boss lacks this feature.

4. Lack of Passion

Before you upgrade to an employee, look at your level of passion. Good managers inspire their teams. According to a LeadershipIQ study, people who interact with their bosses at least 6 hours a week are 29% more inspired than those who only live for an hour or less.  

5. Do not focus on long-term goals

Many employers have rockstar workers who meet weekly goals and exceed expectations. But just because an employee is good at achieving short-term goals, does not mean that they understand that what is urgent should not always be addressed before the important thing.

Good bosses see the whole picture. They know how to create short-range goals with which their teams approach the general goals.

6. not interested keep learning

Although no employee knows EVERYTHING about their work, take the initiative to learn everything possible is critical. If a collaborator does not show this "hunger," he may not be the best candidate for the position.

Pay attention to those employees who are looking to improve their capabilities. Suitable candidates for managerial positions have initiatives that seek to make their personal/professional development a priority.

7. They leave just at 5 pm

Employees who are in a hurry to exit the office right at the time of departure (or even earlier) each and every day, may not be the best candidate for the managerial position. Although it is not absolutely necessary to work late every day, doing it when it is needed is crucial.

Suitable candidates for management positions are willing to spend the time to achieve work goals and help when needed.

What are other signs that need attention before promoting an employee?


You Might Also Like

0 comments

Follow by Email