In this video, learn how to set up your former teammates for success in your absence. A person of integrity will make the time and effort to have compassion for the colleagues they're leaving behind.
- You're leaving and your team is staying behind. … How did you feel at those times in your life … when you've been left behind? … So have a little compassion for your teammates. … In terms of the workload, … your team will have a hole to fill … when they're dealing with other employees, … suppliers, and customers. … Here are some tips to help soften the blow for them. … One, get your workspace organized. … There's an old adage that says … that when you leave a job, your desk is so well-organized … that your replacement can come in the morning … following your departure, sit in your chair, … and seamlessly pick up exactly where you left off. … Strive for that. … Don't leave your team guessing. … Include information and guidance in writing … about the projects you've been working on … and their current status. … Second, if you're willing, make yourself available … after you leave for consulting, to train your successor, … or to answer any questions your team may have. … Yes, I know, you put it in writing …
- Assessing the pros and cons of quitting your job
- Giving notice
- Talking to your supervisor
- Saying goodbye
- Reflecting on your old role