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I Caught My Employee LYING About Being Sick! What Do I Do?

In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if you found out one of your team members lied to you about calling out sick so they could go on a day trip. How would you address this with them?

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

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A: Go through the company handbook. See what the policy is on calling out sick. Address the situation accordingly.

B: Ask another manager in a different department what they would do in this situation.

C: Set a private meeting with the employee, address the lying, and set ground rules so it doesn't happen again.

D: Send out a department-wide email explaining the sick day policy and state that if anyone deviates from this, there will be consequences.

In this week's edition of Well,This Happened, the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed James' tough situation.

James was caught off guard during a department heads meeting when he was asked to present. He wasn't prepared but did so anyway and bombed the presentation because of this. James is now wondering what he should do to address this situation.

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