The Second You (Formally) Document An Employee, Consider Them Gone

What is the actual purpose of writing up an employee?

Peter Shanosky
Index
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7 min readMar 24, 2022

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Ever been written up at work? Your employer may call it “formal counseling”, a “performance improvement plan”, a “warning with terminable action” or any other corporate nonsense. I don’t care about the lingo — it’s formal documentation. If you are among those…

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Peter Shanosky
Index
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Former commercial lender enjoying a less stressful existence. Writing on macro issues and micro impacts. Fiction novel coming soon.