Class Overview

Disciplining and Terminating Poor Performers - HR Basics for the Non-HR Manager Series | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationDo you feel confident dealing with an employee who is performing poorly or has violated a standard/rule?

Would you rather ignore it and hope that it gets better or the employee leaves?

As a supervisor or manager, disciplining or terminating an employee for poor performance or inappropriate behavior is not only a vital part of your role, but it is necessary to minimize the risk of potential legal problems.

By learning to take prompt and effective steps to deal with poor performing employees, you will help to improve productivity and overall morale, reinforce expectations and standards, and retain good performers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to clearly and objectively assess the cause of the employee’s poor performance or inappropriate behavior
  • Recognize how employment-related may affect the discipline or termination process
  • Identify possible steps and options for disciplining the employee
  • Practice developing documentation to record the discipline and delivering the message to the employee
  • Become familiar with best practices for the termination process

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Anyone who has responsibility for supervising or managing employees
  • Anyone aspiring to become a manager or considering the field of human resources

Session Details

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