Despite the assumption that many people automatically have, employee performance improvement plans (PIPS) are not designed as the first step toward firing someone. Yes, this may be the ultimate outcome, but only as a last resort.
What a Successful PIP Looks Like
PIPs are not only for those individuals who are falling short of their job requirements but also for those who are feeling unfulfilled in their current roles. They can be used to promote employee mobility, whether they allow a person to transition into a higher-level position or move laterally into a role they feel better suited for.
Whether the goal is this mobility or to assist an otherwise motivated worker gone astray, some common elements define a successful PIP. They include:
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