Most organizations want to hire from within. Instead of going through the long process of interviewing and evaluating candidates, you can promote your talented employees doing great work each day.
However, trusting an employee to become a manager for the first time in their career might give you pause. After all, leading a team takes a totally different skill set than accomplishing individual job responsibilities.
But don’t let that deter you. If you help your new managers prepare and thoroughly evaluate their job performance, they’ll discover their strengths and weaknesses as a leader. Let’s explore what matters most when reviewing a rookie manager.