Supervisor Training Programs-Missing the Mark? (Video)

Check out the short video below. I had the chance to go through a supervisor training session in recent weeks, and although I enjoyed myself and learned a few lessons, I felt like there was something missing…

(Subscribers may have to click through to view)

So, what do you think? Does a training program that focuses solely on the minimum “don’t do these things” really get people in the right mindset to lead well?

7 thoughts on “Supervisor Training Programs-Missing the Mark? (Video)

  1. Krista Francis

    Nice post, Ben. I’m definitely thinking about what you said as well as reflecting on my own post from last week about the “50% less depressing” employment seminar I attended. Will play around with some ideas and maybe run them by you another time.

  2. @Frfenzy36

    Your comments are dead on Ben

    When I was just two years old I used to call flowers, “No-Nos”, because thats what my mother would call out as I approached them.

    Sounds like we have a No-No philosophy in alot of places these days.


  3. Ben Post author

    @Krista I’d love to hear what you come up with. I made sure and shared my thoughts with the trainers. Watch… Next time they’ll just put me in charge of it. :-)

    @Frenzy *sigh* You are absolutely right. Don’t do this. Don’t do that. That isn’t allowed under our policy. Blah blah blah. How about a “yes” for once?

  4. Pingback: An Open Letter to HR on Policies, Regulating, and Training | UpstartHR

  5. Pingback: New Supervisor Training | upstartHR

  6. Pingback: New Supervisor Training »

  7. Pingback: Sold Out: A Lesson on Event Content (and the Future of HR) | upstartHR

Comments are closed.