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HOW DO YOU HANDLE A PROMOTION TO HEAD OF DEPARTMENT?

It's great to get promoted, isn't it? But how do you manage the transition from being a colleague – and friend –  to being the team boss? We asked the National Crime Agency's Steve Ivie, who's risen through the ranks and has some advice to share.

31st May 2019
One day you’re a peer. The next, you’ve been promoted to the team manager and you’re the boss – a responsibility that changes the dynamic in any established group. The transition isn’t easy, admits Steve Ivie, head of communications for National Crime Agency, who has twice stepped into the shoes of a departing comms team manager. “When you go from peer to line manager,...
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