Part of being a manager means mentoring and coaching an employee to cecome successful at their job; whether that means keeping them on track or getting them back on track after they have de-railed. But some employees aren’t always open to being “helped”. The article, “Four Tips for Coaching Difficult Employees
,” by Jodi Beuder offers 4 tips for dealing with these types of people. They are…
- Stick to the facts instead of being subjective
- Do you’re homework to get some insight as to why they are having difficulty before confronting them
- Publicly praise, privately criticize or correct
- Have an “open-door” policy
The article goes into further detail on how to employ these techniques and why they are important to keep in mind.