2021 is here and as you know, we’re not out of the woods yet. 140,000 jobs were lost in December due to the increase in COVID-19 cases and the efforts to contain it. And at 10.7 million the number of unemployed people is still about 4.9 million higher than its February 2020 level.
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It’s great when your team is running smoothly, but what should you do when a team member is a poor fit? “No matter how talented or intelligent an employee may be, if they aren’t in a job that allows them to leverage their personal skills and attributions, they won’t meet their full potential or their employer’s needs,” says Business News Daily. Here are a few things you can do when you discover that you have one or more people in the wrong role.
Create clear and compelling statements for your mission, vision, and values. This way, all your team members know why they’re coming to work, where you’re all going together, and agree on how they will behave. (For help creating a mission statement, read this.)
Establish goals, make a plan with steps to execute those goals, and set up ways to hold people accountable. (If you want to learn how to set SMART goals, click here.)
Redefine roles and responsibilities to get the right people in the right roles. Respectfully let people go who are not a culture fit.