How to Move from Employee to Supervisor: Essential Skills and Common Mistakes to Avoid

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    Speaker: Tonia Morris

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    Duration: 60 Minutes
    Product Code: 50983
    Level: Intermediate

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Today’s workforce is experiencing high turnover and disengaged employees. It is a known fact that employees quit managers and to avoid turnover it is critical to have the appropriate skills to retain employees.

Transition from a peer to supervisor can be very difficult for most newly promoted supervisors. Many are not equipped with the tools to successfully transition. This webinar will equip newly promoted supervisors with tools and techniques to decrease turnover and increase employee engagement and productivity.


New supervisors will feel empowered to hit the ground running with the skills learned in this webinar. Be ready to explore the importance of leading with impact and learn how to bring your best self to the job while adopting new skills for successfully moving from colleague to supervisor. This webinar will help participants avoid common mistakes of new supervisors and learn how to motivate a team at workplace and the secrets of managing people. Participants will also receive all the essentials skills required for motivating direct reports, coaching them, resolving conflicts and maintaining legal compliance.


• Setting yourself up for success
• Common mistakes of new supervisors
• Steps to build trust and gain respect
• How to develop your own personal management style to increase employee engagement and productivity
• How to set boundaries with team members
• How to motivate a team at workplace to achieve results


Understand how to transition from co-worker to supervisor effectively. Gain skills that you can begin using right away and a game plan that helps you start experiencing the benefits of your new role sooner.


• Human Resource Professional
• Business Owners
• Consultants
• Supervisors and Managers


Years of Experience: 20+ years

Areas of Expertise: Building a Multi-Generational Work Culture

Tonia Morris is the founder and owner of Simply HR, LLC, an HR consulting company which assists small to medium sized organizations in transforming their organization by embracing a multi generation culture.

The author of Compassion@Work, and a frequently sought after speaker, trainer and consultant, Tonia is known as the Generational Connector who builds culture that is Generational Inclusive.

Tonia is very active in the HR community and serves as a board member for NABWIC. She has held positions as Executive HR Professional for both private and public sectors.

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