Many workers mistakenly view a promotion to management as a prize, the acknowledgment you get for being the best widget-maker or bean-counter. But management is a skill all on its own, entirely separate from the widgets and beans. Some people have natural aptitude, but it takes work and practice like any other skill.
There is no shame in admitting you wouldn’t be good at it or just don’t want to do it. It will save you, your coworkers, and your company a lot of time and grief. Here are some signs that management isn’t your best bet.
All text by Dominique Rogers, Monster Contributing Writer