Podcast Episode #438
Staff reviews can be tricky for some pastors and church leaders. Today we discuss tips for doing those well.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- A negative staff review should not be a surprise to the staff member.
- When setting goals for a staff member, they need to have input on the goals.
- Supervisors need to have a relationship with the person on staff that they are evaluating.
- If a staff issue is affecting the culture of the church or staff, it must be dealt with quickly.
The seven issues we cover on this episode are:
- No single way
- The best review has no surprises
- Have the staff set goals and time lines
- Agree on a course of action to bridge gaps
- If the situation is difficult, have a second person lead the review with you
- Be consistent with reviews
- Keep careful written records, signed by both the pastor and staff
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