Employee one-on-ones are critical meetings leaders can leverage to understand employee interests, strengths and weaknesses; to build a sense of mutual trust and respect; and provide the support employees need to feel engaged, accountable, productive, and successful.
But like most meetings, there are some basic guidelines you and your employees should know and adhere to, to ensure that the time you spend is productive.
Here are some simple tips to maximize the value of your one-on-one meetings.
√ Establish a recurring time for the meeting.
An employee’s role, experience level, and the amount ofyour group holds will dictate how frequently you should have one-on-one meetings; but career coach and author Elizabeth Grace Saunders recommends holding the meeting at the same time and same place once you find the right cadence for each employee.
When you establish a dedicated time for one-on-ones, you’ll reduce the li...(register to read more)