Moving into management

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It might seem that managing people comes naturally to some people, and to some it does. But if you find yourself wanting to be in a managerial position and not knowing where to start, don’t worry! Becoming a great manager isn’t just about managing people. There are a number of key skills needed to help you become a leader who can motivate and inspire a team to achieve success.

So, what do you need to think about when it comes to stepping into management?

  1. Volunteer to take on new responsibilities such as owning projects or running events. You’ll be able to show off your skills such as leadership, planning, delegating, communication and time management.
  2. Show your caring side and support your team with their work. Working together to complete projects shows you’re willing to lead and get stuck in.
  3. When new members join the team, why not offer to help with training? Mentoring and offering advice to employees is a key skill of a successful leader, and a skill you’ll want to show you have