September 28, 2018 under
"Companies tout their abilities to come up with innovative products, services, and ideas for customers, but managers are far less imaginative when it comes to handling employees not working up to par.
Often, the knee-jerk reaction to an under-performer is fast termination, immediately followed by an interminably slow recruitment and onboarding process. Not only does this chew up time and resources, but it can demoralize departments. Plus, if the problem wasn’t the employee but the system itself, the next hire will likely fall into the same pattern of mediocrity, exasperation, or burnout.
A better response to the issue of a lagging employee is to dig into the root of the problem."
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