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.