Performance issues, tardiness, not meeting objectives or expectations, complaints from customers or other employees. What do you do when performance standards aren’t being met?
Performance issues happen and can be tough for a small business owner or manager to work through. Ignoring employee issues won’t make them go away or help your employee be successful, they typically only get worse and can ultimately create a toxic work environment for you and your team. You've got to deal with them properly, with the right communication to your employee that is clear, measurable and effective.
How will this document help your company?
This Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) document will help your manager outline the employee performance issue and clearly communicate expectations to enable your employee to improve or provide an exit path may minimize your risk or claim of wrongful termination. This will also help document the PIP through your performance plan, from verbal counseling, suspension, through formal written warning and final termination.