What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Maintenance Supervisor in Parkersburg:
"Everyone is equal."
Start by getting to know the people you supervise. Always be fair and don't single anyone out unless you are just giving praise for a job well done. Don't have favorites.
Maintenance Supervisor in Cincinnati:
"Be Careful What Companies You Work For."
Never let anyone down play your expertise. You are way more valuable then the ones making you fear for your job. We are electricians, plumbers, hvac techs, and counselors. We come out at all hours of the night to work, and should be respected.
Maintenance Supervisor in Eau Claire:
"Positively Impacting An Organization."
Education can not replace years of actual hands on work. Effective leaders can inspire their subordinates by mentoring and leading through working for and with the team. Education may get you in the door but knowing how to actually apply it is the grounds for positively impacting the organization.