How to Write a Letter of Reprimand?

To be face with the prospect of writing a letter of reprimand is not pleasant, however, if an employee is in violation of company policy or does not meet performance standards, this is a necessary and required step before being able to terminate that employee. First, the employee must understand the violation and must be given a verbal warning. If the behavior continues, then the next step is to write the letter of reprimand. You must state the facts very clearly without getting personal, be specific. Keep in mind that this is a business letter that has legal implications, so you don’t want to leave anything up to interpretation. An element of the reprimand is also giving the steps to correct and the time frame in which the behavior should be corrected. After you have created and printed the letter, have it signed by the employee. Don’t procrastinate, the longer you wait, the harder it becomes! For more information, look here: