Ask Susy: My New Temp Is a Great Person, but Terrible at Her Job

Ask Susy: My New Temp Is a Great Person, but Terrible at Her Job

Because you want this temp to work out, prepare a detailed plan to help her improve and present it to her. Give her some tips—like making and reviewing checklists when doing X, or how you come up with solutions to tricky problems—something actionable that serves as a “marching order” and still allows her some autonomy. Then, include a timeframe to keep her accountable.