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Handling Quit-and-Stays

Handling Quit-and-Stays

by Frank Roche on August 20, 2009

in Management

Many people quit looking for work when they find a job. — Steven Wright

No one’s leaving his job these days. Lots of people have been laid off, but that doesn’t mean everyone who’s left is the cream of the crop. You can handle those. Get ‘em out.

Worse, though, are “good” employees who spend their time at work staring into space, dreaming about a time not too far in the future when the economy kicks back into gear. They’ll be long gone with the first new job offer.

My question for you: How do you handle quit-and-stays? What do you say to someone who used to be really good, and is now good at work avoidance?

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