I did what any manager would do and asked her, ‘OK, what will it take to keep you?
Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) May 20, 2013
Lynne Curry, Ph.D., SPHR (CEO of The Growth Company, Inc.) has over 30 years of experience in management consulting and frequently receives questions from clients regarding situations in the workplace. Today, Dr. Curry releases an article directed toward employers with “super star” employees that make demands to management.
Dr. Curry received this message from a client, “One of my most talented yet most temperamental employees, ‘Sandra,’ handed me her resignation this morning. Since Sandra recently finalized an innovative Internet marketing scheme that has the potential to make a tremendous amount of money for our company, this totally blindsided me. I did what any manager would do and asked her, ‘OK, what will it take to keep you?’ I expected her to say, ‘Give me a raise.’ Instead she responded, ‘Fire 'Heidi.'’…”
Read on to learn the rest of the story and to find out how Dr. Curry responds!
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The Growth Company, Inc. is a Human Resource and Management consulting firm specializing in soft skills training, facilitation and mediations as well as investigations, coaching and manual/policy write ups and re-writes. The Growth Company, Inc. was established in 1978 and is one of the longest lasting consulting firms in Alaska. For further information about The Growth Company or Dr. Lynne Curry click here. The Growth Company also has a Workplace Coach Blog, where Dr. Lynne Curry and other HR professionals post about everyday situations that a manager or supervisor may come across. They provide insight and the correct way to approach and handle these situations.