Identify the Root Cause
Schedule a time to meet with the employee to
discuss the situation. Dont wait until the annual performance review. Try
to identify what is causing the performance problems and how they can be
improved. Explore potential causes both inside and outside of the work place.
Most importantly, make the employee a partner in identifying possible
Assign to a Different Supervisor
Sometimes a different supervisor may be able to
bring the best out of a low performing employee.
Place in a Different Position
Organizations as well as employees are constantly
changing. Perhaps a different job within the organization would better suit
The skill set of the employee may need to be
upgraded or changed.