5 Signs You’re Ready to Be a Manager (That Have Nothing to Do With Being Good at Your Current Job)

How can you tell when you're ready to be a manager? Aside from producing great work in your current position, what other things indicate that you're ready to step up? Keep an eye out for these five telltale signs that you're ready for a management role.

3 Ways to Figure Out if You’re Babysitting Your Team or Managing Them

Sometimes, being the boss can make you feel like you’re a babysitter and your employees are just people you need to keep alive and happy for set amounts of time. So how do you determine if you’re managing or babysitting your team? Here are three signs to look out for.

3 Hard Truths About Moving Up the Ladder (and How to Handle Them)

Moving up the ladder is awesome—a bigger salary, more ownership and respect. But it also comes with a lot of responsibility, which most people don't realize. These are some of the hard truths you have to face as you become a manager—and how to handle them like a pro when you experience them.

Ask a Credible Career Coach: Is it Possible to Stay Friends With People I’m Now Managing?

You were promoted—congrats! Only now you're becoming the boss of work friends and you're wondering if you can still maintain those friendships. Here's the deal.

3 Unexpected Lessons I Learned When I Became a Manager

When I became a new manager, I knew it would be tough. But doing these three things helped my team be more creative and productive—and me be a better boss.

5 Leadership Moves All Good Bosses Make (Even on the Hard Days)

Seasoned leaders will tell you that managing gets easier the longer you do it, because you’ll learn as you go. But you can also learn what smart bosses do now.

How Smart Managers Win Over New Teams (Without Bringing in Free Food)

Anytime someone new joins a team, there's an adjustment period. But there are five things new managers can do to make this transition go more smoothly.

10 Free Classes That’ll Prove to Your Boss You’re Ready to Be a Manager

If you want to prove you're ready to become a manager, you may want to brush up on your soft skills. These 10 (free!) online classes should do the trick.

5 Common Beliefs That Hold New Managers Back

Most new managers make these five wrong assumptions about themselves—here's what you should do instead to thrive in your new leadership role.

10 Cheap (or Free!) Classes for New Managers Who Feel a Little Lost

If you're a new manager and have no idea where to even begin in your training (or, no one's there to help you), these online classes are just what you need.