What does a Team Leader do?

Team managers oversee the activities and productivity of employees on their team. They keep operations flowing by ensuring employees carry out instructions and perform at their best levels. They encourage positive behavior by letting individuals know where they excel by offering precise and constructive criticism on addressing actions that raise concerns or need improvement. As group leaders, they reiterate the principle that the group’s success is key and devote time to help team members excel by boosting productivity and morale through setting goals, contests, encouragement, and demonstrations of their appreciation.

Team managers often speak or act on behalf of their group at company meetings. They look for ways to improve overall by brainstorming new ideas that streamline processes or adjust scheduling to yield better coverage. Team manager strategies often save the company time and money and need a bachelor's degree in management, communications, or related fields.

Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Team Leader Salaries

Average Base Pay

£26,688 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £27K
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Team Leader Career Path

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EF Education FirstEF Education First
Leadership Team
19 Jan 2021

“minded and passionate people who enjoy travel are what makes this a fun place to work.”

Boux AvenueBoux Avenue
Sales Team Manager
28 May 2021

“Store manager is amazing and so supportive and really helps you to fill your full potential.”

i-exceed technology solutionsi-exceed technology solutions
Team Leader
31 Aug 2021

“I have worked with great managers and it was really nice to work with them(specific to unit I worked)”

Team Leader
19 Jul 2019

“it is great working here as its been 2 years and got alot of things to work upon.”

Uniqleads ResearchUniqleads Research
Team Leader
4 Dec 2019

“If you are a quick learner/ wish to learn and grow your career then this is the right place.”

Fletcher BuildingFletcher Building
Team Leader
23 Apr 2020

“Limited career opportunities outside New Zealand (or at least not communicated and displayed well).”

Team Leader
14 Jul 2020

“Best place to work and I highly recommend new talent to join Cerner to explore a different you.”

Tom Wood GroupTom Wood Group
Team Player
22 Jul 2019

“This is the most employee and culture oriented business I have encountered in my professional career.”

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