Someone on your team needs to go. Perhaps you hired him simply because he was there. Maybe you hired her early on but time has shown that she is not a good fit. Perhaps he doesn’t even want to be on your team but is not sure what else to do with his life. Perhaps he has consistently shown that he cannot do the job well. What has become clear is that he is not a good fit for the team. Most organizations (and churches) are carrying a person like this on the team. What should you do? How can you know if there is a person on your team that fits this description? Is it unkind to release a person because she is not a good fit for the team? What if it hurts your church or the person?
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Stop hiring people who tell you what they are GOING to do but cannot show you what they have ALREADY done. Every potential team member will tell you what he “WILL” do when he gets hired. I want to know what you have ALREADY done.
When evaluating a potential team member keep in mind:
Past Performance is the best indicator of Future Performance.