First Management Job? Here’s How to Rock It Out

5 steps to transition without a hitch


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You’ve paid your dues, done stellar work, and brought revenues to the company. Now you’ve been promoted to manager, a first in your career journey. Transitioning from being an employee who answers to someone to being the one people answer to can be both exciting and daunting. And if you’re not careful, you can totally blow it.

Brazen Careerist offers the following strategy for excelling in your new management role:

Set expectations upfront.

Meet with your boss to discuss performance expectations for you as a manager and for your new role and responsibilities.

Seek training and mentorship. Mentors are another excellent resource to help guide you as new manager.

Tailor your management style.

Succeed as a team.

Be confident.