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Documentation That Makes the Case The Employee Deserved to be Fired - Workplace Coach Blog

As an expert witness (qualified in Court in management best practices, HR, and workplace issues), I’m often handed documentation by …

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Performance Reviews: Dread Them? Ditch Them? Replace Them? - Workplace Coach Blog

Performance reviews; why don't they work and what's a GREAT alternative?

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If Your Employee Won't Admit the Truth, You Need To - Workplace Coach Blog

You know your employee tells little white lies; the ball's in your court, what do you do?

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Want to be a Great Supervisor: Do a 180: Coach - Workplace Coach Blog

If you want to be a great supervisor, become a trusted coach who respects employees

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We have two flawed managers, which one should we promote? - Workplace Coach Blog

You can't promote a flawed maanger unless you fix him/her

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I Supervise An Employee So Different From Me I Can't Get A Read On Him - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I inherited three new direct reports when our management team downsized. One of them worries me. I don’t understand …

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Employee Thought He Deserved the Job I Landed...Now Gunning for Me - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I recently landed a dream job managing a department for a strong, growing company. On my first day, I …

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A Performance Improvement Plan Means Your Manager Plans to Fire You, Right? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I’m been ordered to call you. Nothing personal against you, but I’m not having any. For the last year, …

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Be a Coach, Not a Supervisor; Here's What It Takes - Workplace Coach Blog

Be a coach, not a supervisor What’s the difference between coaching and supervising? Most of us value those who coach …

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Failing Grade in Office Politics - Workplace Coach Blog

Note: This post responds to questions posed in the Ask a Coach section of workplacecoachblog.   Question: I’m getting a failing …

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Managing a Team When You Have No Firing Authority - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I supervise 15 employees, the largest crew in our company. I’m expected to handle employees who don’t show up …

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Employee Threw Me Under the Bus - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: I’m a new supervisor and one of my employees threw me under the bus even though I’ve repeatedly helped …