Handling a Slacking Co-Worker

It's likely you'll be working with a slacking co-worker at some point in your career. He or she may be negatively impacting your work on a number of levels and something needs to be said. This can be a complicated and delicate issue to take care of when it's a peer. Kerry Patterson, co-founder of VitalSmarts, helps the listeners figure out the best tactics for handling this situation with professionalism and effectiveness. Kerry tells Tim Muma that carefully addressing the individual and having a sound strategy makes it much simpler to manage.

Podcast Series: Employment Notebook
Employment Notebook explores various topics of interest to those seeking new employment and employed individuals. Expertise and real-life experiences are shared to help employees and managers achieve success in the workplace.