LLAMA webinar explores how to deal with an underachieving employee

Do you feel prepared to fire an employee when it may be the best thing to do for them and the organization? If not, you are not alone. When faced with a chronically under-performing employee, many managers feel at a loss for what to do. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “One Bad Apple — strategies for dealing with the underachieving employee, on Wed., Jan. 28, at 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Central time). This webinar will help managers and administrators understand the damage that can be done by under-performing employees, and will present strategies for minimizing and preventing the challenges and attrition that happen due to poor employee fit. The session will also discuss why and when it is appropriate to terminate employment and will present strategies for the most successful termination.Participants will learn:

  • How to recognize toxic behaviors in employees
  • The basic steps and importance of benchmarking and evaluating performance
  • Strategies for coping with human resources challenges and how to work within the system to achieve desired outcomes
  • How and when to deliver negative feedback
  • Strategies for helping an employee move on to a new opportunity

Who Should Attend: Managers, administrators, or anyone with the authority to assess staff performance, hire, or fire.

Presenter: Grace Dunbar is the Vice President of Equinox Software, Inc., in Norcross, Georgia. She has given more than 30 presentations at various conferences over the last seven years, and has presented many webinars on topics ranging from management to community building to software demonstrations.

Fees:  LLAMA member $49; Non-LLAMA member $59; LLAMA group rate $199 (5 or more people at one site); Non-LLAMA group rate $239; Student $29

Register online: http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm

Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).

Can’t attend the live event?  No problem! If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing.

Tech Requirements:  This webinar uses GoToWebinar software, which may require a small download, but is easily accessed by PC and MAC platforms.

Contact:  For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org




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