It can not be stressed enough how important it is to have thorough documentation in an employee’s file, especially prior to an involuntary termination. You may have heard before, “If it isn’t in writing, it didn’t happen” and this is often true when it comes to lawsuits for alleged discrimination, wrongful termination, etc.
The problem is, a lot of managers don’t know how to document, or even worse – what to document.
Take a look at the infographic below provided by resourcefulmanager.com which describes 6 situations that managers should definitely be documenting.
For more tips for documentation check out these previous blog posts: