If you’ve ever been in a position where you had to deny an employee promotion, then you know how uncomfortable the situation can be.
It’s a hard conversation, but there are ways to ease the awkwardness. In fact, the experience may prove to be an opportunity for improved communication and coaching.
With sensitivity on your part – and the creation of a company culture where promotions aren’t the only form of advancement, you might make the circumstances much better.
1. First, ensure you’ve followed the selection process properly.
Your current employees should apply for a job promotion formally and