- Explain the types of performance issues that occur in the workplace, and the internal and external reasons for poor performance.
- Understand how to develop a process for handling employee performance issues.
- Be able to discuss considerations for initiating layoffs or downsizing.
As you know from reading this book so far, the time and money investment in a new employee is overwhelming. The cost to select, hire, and train a new employee is staggering. But what if that new employee isn’t working out? This next section will provide some examples of performance issues and examples of processes to handle these types of employee problems.