In the Media

HR Daily Advisor: Why ‘Come to Jesus’ Chats with Employees Don’t Work

"In the workplace, a 'come to Jesus' meeting often only takes place when an employee’s behavior or performance has become so problematic that management is at a crossroads: There must be immediate improvement or you’re fired.

By this point, a 'come to Jesus' conversation actually compounds the problem rather than fixes it. If you’re ready to lower the boom with an employee and issue an ultimatum ('Either this gets better or you’re out of here'), you’re sabotaging any chance for recovery."

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TLNT: Giving Feedback Can Be Stressful, But Do It Anyway

"While many managers dislike giving critical feedback, or avoid it altogether, employees prefer corrective feedback over praise and recognition...

That means failure to offer constructive feedback, even when it’s critical, could be costing you great employees who will find what they need elsewhere. To avoid that risk, managers need to get past their own insecurities and develop the skills to give feedback without fear."

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