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    • pbsmiles
    • By pbsmiles 4th Oct 17, 6:34 PM
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    First Written Warning
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    • 4th Oct 17, 6:34 PM
    First Written Warning 4th Oct 17 at 6:34 PM
    Hello

    I have been working for a company since 5th December 2016.

    I do sales and have not met the sales target every month, I have had a brief discussion about it a couple of times but never been advised that this was a verbal warning.

    Today I got a brief email from my manager asking me to meet her in an office which I did. She told me that she wanted to issue me with a 1st written warning.

    I challenged that I hadn't had a verbal she said I had, but this hadn't previously been mentioned and wasn't backed in writing which I thought it should be.

    I also said I would of expected a letter inviting me to a disciplinary with 24 hours notice not a quite email asking to meet in an office.

    I was told that as I hadn't worked their for 2 years she didn't have to do this.

    She also said she was going to review my target week on week, rather than the monthly target that I have.

    I asked her what would happen if I didn't do the first week and she said it would get reviewed and she would have no choice but to put me on a 2nd written, after a week.

    Can someone please advise me on who is right here, I previously worked in a blue chip company as a sales manager and this is nothing like the procedures that we had to follow.

    Thank you.

    PS I have not had this conversation in writing as yet either.
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    • Jayjay72
    • By Jayjay72 5th Oct 17, 3:31 PM
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    If it was me, I would ask for a structured performance improvement plan with clear SMART objectives and extensive coaching from your manager.

    Unless you hate it, in which case, jump before you're pushed!

    ~Jay~
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