Even the best teams have their difficulties, and many managers can point to a specific team member as their "difficult" employee. Whether they come into work with a negative attitude or continually aggravate their co-workers by not understanding their job duties, it's the manager's responsibility to help get these employees back on track for success. Use these tips to relieve tension and normalize teams when working with a difficult employee.
Even if you hire the best and the brightest, performance issues are bound to happen. Whether it’s personality clashes between co-workers or a misinterpretation of policy that leads to errors, having a system in place for managing employee performance problems before you face these challenges is essential. These four tips can set your company on the right track for addressing and resolving employee performance issues before they negatively affect your company or your employees.