Kate White on handling problem employees

Every manager dreads having to fire an employee—it’s a decision that can have lasting repercussions on both your lives. But what to do when you have someone who just doesn’t seem to get it no matter how many discussions and directives are shared? Here’s a surprising tip that can work to the mutual benefit of both of you.


How do you deal with a problem person on your staff? Share your answer in the comments.



, the former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, is the New York Times bestselling author of several career books, including I Shouldn't Be Telling You This: How to Ask for the Money, Snag the Promotion, and Create the Career You Deserve, and ten novels of suspense, including The Wrong Man. For more big, bold career advice, sign up for her newsletter here: katewhitespeaks.com