It’s not uncommon – the really nice person to be around, your patients like them, they come to work on time and work hard……but they’re not the best. They flub some important tasks, maybe they’re a bit slow, and, even with their experience, they still can’t anticipate problems.
But should we….can we…..fire this dear person? What do we do?
The standard management advice would be to fire the person. You can, but why not pause before you do so. This is a real person, who does work hard for you. Don’t they deserve some extra effort on you part before you act?
This is why we have performance evaluations, but that’s for another discussion. In the case of
Then meet with Jordan and the supervisor. Go over the issues, and include suggestions to better performance. The supervisor may need to work directly with
Hopefully, there will be some change –
If behavior has not changed, then you need to act. You have two basic choices: re-assign
There are few reasons to treatment an employee with dispatch when firing them – stealing would be a good reason. Treat employees with respect and compassion. It will go a long way in the end. Angry people will tell many more people about how they were treated, and angry people are the one’s who will file complaints and who will sue.