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					This document provides a collection of letters that employers can use to communicate
the performance of an employee. The template letters include one warning the
employee of current sub-standard performance, one giving notice to the employee of an
upcoming but standard performance review, one commending the employee for good
performance and recommending a bonus, one setting forth a final notice regarding
problematic performance, and a final termination notice letter. This document is
intended to provide standard language but custom language can be added to fit the
need of any employer.
              EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE—NOT MEETING EXPECTATIONS

[Date]

Dear [Person’s name]:

Having the finest team members is important to [Company Name] and we understand that it
takes confidence and intelligence to embrace constructive criticism as a beneficial
recommendation rather than a personal attack. When we fail to meet company expectations,
recommendations help us change our behavior and get back on the road to success.

Each day should be marked with another step toward our personal and professional pinnacles of
success. I am happy help you in any way I can in accomplishing these goals.

Having said that, I must tell you, candidly, that the probability of success is not very high for you
right now. Your performance is not meeting expectations in the following ways: [Describe areas
needing improvement].

I believe that your attention and commitment to changing the above shortcomings will bring
about an immediate improvement. We will monitor your progress over the next ______ (__) to
determine whether any further action is necessary.

Please do not disappoint us. The way you respond to this letter will have a lasting effect on your
career.

Sincerely,


[Signature]

[Your Name]
[Title]
[Company name]




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         EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE—UPCOMING PERFORMANCE REVIEW

[Date]

Dear [Person’s name]:

We consider formal performance evaluations an example of [Company Name]’s commitment to
our employees’ career development and satisfaction. These [frequency of evaluations (e.g.,
“quarterly,” “monthly,” etc.)] assessments give us an opportunity to discuss goals, identify and
correct weaknesses, acknowledge and encourage strengths, and formulate action plans. Your
performance review is scheduled for [Date] at [Time].

While we do our best to encourage informal discussions on important topics, such casual
approach does not provide the opportunity for in-depth reviews.

There is no reason to worry about a performance review. This scheduled review is truly an
opportunity to focus on mutually beneficial actions and plans for you and [Company Name]. I
look forward to this chance to discuss your career at [Company Name] in detail.

Sincerely,


[Signature]

[Your Name]
[Title]
[Company name]




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         EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE—GOOD JOB (RECOMMENDING BONUS)


[Date]

Dear [Person’s name]:

I just wanted to take a moment to let you know how much we appreciate your work on the
[recent accomplishment]. From the initial proposal, to the presentation to our review committee,
to getting [client name if applicable] to sign on the dotted line, it was outstanding work.

I have recommended a performance bonus in addition to your regular commission on the
account. It is my way of letting you know that your hard work is recognized and that you’re an
important part of our team. If I can ever be of assistance, please do
				
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Description: This document provides a collection of letters that employers can use to communicate the performance of an employee. The template letters include one warning the employee of current sub-standard performance, one giving notice to the employee of an upcoming but standard performance review, one commending the employee for good performance and recommending a bonus, one setting forth a final notice regarding problematic performance, and a final termination notice letter. This document is intended to provide standard language but custom language can be added to fit the need of any employer.
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