Offer Training Courses
Your members of staff want to be the very best that they can be, both professionally and personally. As a team leader or manager, you have a key role to play in their development and, as such, should be willing to offer training where applicable. Although not every member of the team will be open to such opportunities, there will always be those who are keen to take up the offer of training where offered.
However, before you go around offering places on training courses funded by the company, you need to know that those places are not going to waste. That means ensuring that the courses you are paying for will benefit those going on them and, with that, the business. So, how do you go about picking which employee needs what kind of training?
The easiest way of doing this is, quite simply, to ask what training your employees feel they could benefit from. Are there any areas they feel they could develop? This conversation can take place as part of an employee appraisal. Alternatively, if employees are not forthcoming with training ideas, conduct a performance review and assess any areas where your team, not just the individual members of staff, are lacking and seek the relevant training. As a team leader, it is essential that your team, as a whole, has the relevant skills to achieve their common goal.