Tag: underperformers

How to Deal with Underperformers

It’s pretty much the norm that about 10% of your employees will always fall into the “underperformers” camp, so, if you are tired of the headaches they routinely cause, here are the only two ways you can remedy the situation:

How Do You Handle An Employee Who’s Not Performing?

The first step when dealing with an underperforming employee is to figure out exactly why the person isn’t meeting expectations, say several executives and business owners. “My first question is always to myself. ‘Have I trained them, given them all the tools and time to be successful?’ ” says Jeff Purtell, chief operating officer at Acquirent.