It is important to manage the probationary period for all new employees, in order to:
- Help the individual to become a part of their team and the business.
- Enable the employee's supervisor/manager to establish their suitability for the post.
- Communicate the standards of performance required.
- Monitor and review the employee's performance.
- Provide feedback, further training and support.
- Extend the probation period if necessarry.
- Terminate the employment in a timely manner if the employee is not deemed suitable for the role and is unable to reach the standards of performance and conduct required, of the position.