Operations Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Operations Manager in Panama City:
"Seek Out Certifications In Multiple Fields."
Obtain certifications in various disciplines, I.e. Project Management, Quality, Six Sigma, Operations, while in college. You will be more enticing to future employers.

Operations Manager in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii:
"Labor intensive."
Be able to multi- task and be very organized.

Operations Manager in Walnut Creek:
"Time management."
Look for a mentor that will teach and show you the right way!

Operations Manager in Anderson:
Plan and expect your plans to change. Keep sight of your goals and remember everyone has value.

Operations Manager in Longview:
"Be Hands On."
I feel it is very important to be "hands on" in every aspect of the business. Don't just rely on input from others but spend time in area of the company in need of attention and draw your own conclusions and solutions.

Operations Manager in Kingsport:
Always be confident in what you have been chosen to do in your choice of job. Be prepared with any and all presentation you plan to share. Give praise to those who require it in public and criticize those who need it in private. Love the work you do and you never work a day.