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Readers Respond: What Do You Expect From a Supervisor?

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What do you expect from a supervisor? Read answers and share your answer to this typical interview question. Share Your Answer

Lead and Assist

Someone who will lead the team to success, someone who will coach and assist his team members in setting the targets to get the goal. Someone who will make the members realize their job specifics to help him make the members be motivated.
—Guest jasper

What's Expected

Gain respect through showing a leadership, act like a leader, as well as like a colleague. The leader should be follower and be hard worker. Don't treat the employees in a bossy way. Be honest and trustworthy. Be positive and motivated and goal driven, encourage open constructive communication, be kind and friendly and have the mutual understand with the subordinates. At the same time, discipline if needed.
—Guest Islam abougazya

Supportive Supervisor

A supervisor should be supportive to their employers. They should listen when someone has a concern and fix the problem. They should not always be in meetings and not be available for employees to meet with them when needed. And they should praise employers when they work hard and do a good job.
—JBROWN56

In The Know

Keeping everyone in the know and making the work easier on everyone by doing so.
—Guest edna

Duty and responsibility of Supervisor

It possess a good leadership and being responsible to handle and motivate people.
—Guest norgabs

A Good Supervisor is Supportive

I expect a supervisor to treat employees with dignity and respect, to communicate clearly what is expected from the employees as well as any feedback, positive or negative, and to be competent in their position. I think a great supervisor always tries to support the well-being of everyone --- customers, employees, superiors and the general public as well.
—Guest Corey

What Do You Expect From a Supervisor?

Feedback from my Supervisor from time to time on how well or otherwise I am performing my tasks which will help me to work on areas that need improvement.
—Guest Jackee

What do you expect from a superviser

A Supervisor must be honest to his duty and be willing to face all types of work pressures and will be peaceful with his co workers instead of shouty.
—Guest Mansoor Qazi

What do you expect from a superviser

A Supervisor must be honest to his duty and be willing to face all types of work pressures and will be peaceful with his co workers instead of shouty.
—Guest Mansoor Qazi

What do you expect from a supervisor?

I expect to be treated with respect & acknowledge when I've done a good job... Positive not always negative and know what our job details...
—Guest unknown

Be approachable

A supervisor should be knowledgable in his/her field, approachable, willing to assist a subordinate without being demeaning in any way. i don't expect him/her to have all the answers to every situation/problem but be willing to work humbly to achieve a solution as efficiently as may be possible.
—Guest Shiraz

Being a Leader

Must be responsible and hard working and sometimes they sleep in the office.
—Guest irp

What do you expect from your superviser

A supervisor is the leader of the team, so he/she should be responsibile for the team. I don't expected thate the supervisor could teach me how to do the tasks. A supervisor should know his/her employee's strengths and find out the way to coordinate thse strengths. Also, I do expect my supervisor to communicate with his/her staff.
—Guest Mike

What do you expect from a supervisor

A supervisor must be a leader in order to motivate and guide staff to achieving the organization's goal. Have regular staff meetings to get feedback good and bad. Must also be a great communicator.
—Guest claudguest

What I expect from a supervisor

I expect a supervisor to supervise and guide his subordinates properly.
—Guest Surendra Pandey

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