Commentary from Dr. Whitesel: “We’ve all experienced them: a coworker who doesn’t show up for meetings and is rarely in the office. As frustrating as this is, it often a sign that the coworker is struggling. So how do you help them? This article gives helpful steps to helping and not criticizing or condemning. Here are some takeaway points from the article:
> Keep an open mind — your colleague might have unseen reasons for slacking.
> Address the issue with your colleague before talking to your boss.
> Use specific examples to show how the behavior is affecting everyone’s work…’