As a leader, you’re responsible for your team’s performance. A bona fide test of your skills is managing performance problems and implementing solutions. But some employees’ performance problems are beyond solving. To terminate problem employees, you’ll need to build a litigation-proof case of documented performance issues and disciplinary actions that were taken quickly and correctly.
This interactive, virtual course provides the guidance you need to handle discipline and terminations with greater skill and confidence, preserving your credibility and knowing you’ve covered all the legal bases.
Program time: 3 hours
Session 1: Getting to the Root Cause of Performance Problems
List the reasons why employees may not be performing up to standards
Recognize and address the source of performance problems
Determine if you’re contributing to the problem
Consider the legal ramifications of every performance-related choice you make
Assess underlying issues that could harm team morale and productivity
Session 2: Using Performance Intervention to Try to Turn Things Around
Perform early intervention with off-track employees
Conduct effective performance-intervention sessions
Avoid communication breakdowns that can escalate problem situations
Know when to move from coaching to counseling to disciplining
Session 3: Keeping Discipline and Termination Sessions Legal
Lead effective and legally sound discipline sessions
Determine whether termination is the best course of action.
Build a litigation-proof case of documented performance issues and disciplinary actions
Minimize negative repercussions after a termination