[Courses] [Careers] My operations path

Mary mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Mon Feb 7 15:58:52 EST 2005

On Sat, Feb 05, 2005, Chix Career wrote:
> I'm not as hands on with Operations as I was six months ago.  We
> bought another company and I've moved into more of a Project and
> person management role.  I still have my own projects to do, but have
> someone else doing many of the day to day things I was doing.
> Managing people is challenging - I've got one right now I'm on the
> verge of firing, and it's really hard, especially since he's a
> personable guy.  He's just a really crappy employee.

Based on this experience (or others), do you have any tips on how to
avoid people who have good interpersonal skills but lack the job skills?
Or was this just too hard to tell at the time he was hired?


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