A reader writes:
Certainly one of my workers has handed me a letter asking for a promotion and a 30% pay increase, detailing their desired new job title and new job description! This letter has shocked me, to say the least, as this individual is underperforming in his present position and solely final week he and I agreed that we might give it six months for his efficiency to enhance and get him again on monitor.
I imagine this worker is feeling onerous performed by, as we lately employed a extra senior place on the crew. He didn’t categorical any curiosity in making use of for this extra senior place and has not taken any accountability for his personal growth. Can you provide any recommendation as to cope with this example with out upsetting him?
I reply this query — and 4 others — over at Inc. right this moment, the place I’m revisiting letters which have been buried within the archives right here from years in the past (and generally updating/increasing my solutions to them). You can learn it right here.
Different questions I’m answering there right this moment embrace:
- Worker relationship drama
- Ought to I inform an employer their provide is under business customary?
- My bosses spend early morning conferences on small discuss
- How do interim roles work?