When an employee's performance is not meeting expectations, a Performance Improvement Plan can be helpful in the coaching and counseling process. It creates awareness of the situation, clarifies expectations, establishes a timeline for improvement, and involves the employee in the solution. A Performance Improvement Plan is not a part of the positive discipline process.
Use the documents below to decide if a Performance Improvement Plan is appropriate for your situation and to find guidance for creating one with your employee. Consult with HR Employee Relations or HR Business Partners as you consider a Performance Improvement Plan.