Do you need to silence an office buttinski? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Question: “I supervise our receptionist/secretary and share an office with her.
When the director or other staff members come into the office to speak
to me about a problem or situation, she interrupts the conversation,
even when others are speaking, and will raise her voice so it can be
heard above others. These conversations are not directed or pertain to
her. I have spoken to her about this behavior and have written it up in
her last evaluation. I could use some solutions to this problem, short
of writing her up or suspending her without pay.”
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