How to Set Clear Employee Expectations
After you set clear expectations, there are a few steps you can actively take to effectively communicate and manage them.
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The right way to set expectations is to sit down with your employees and discuss everyone’s needs and expectations. Then come to a mutually agreed solution.
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It’s crucial for your team to know exactly what is expected of them.
The unwritten rules about the level of quality expected in the work, and the depth of knowledge that needs to be displayed, are what defines a successful work project.
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