5-Step Formula for Handling Tough Talks with Your Employees

with Jill Shroyer

The Growing your Team Podcast: Episode 135


When building a team, it can be vital to maintain good relationships with your employees. However, with that can come the need for tough conversations that aren’t always easy to have.

Jill Shroyer utilizes her HR techniques to give insight on how to handle sticky situations that will arise in your company. Jill’s 5-Step formula gives the much-needed and appropriate ways to handle these types of discussions with your employees.

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In this Episode You’ll Hear:


  • The formula for handling sticky situations in the workplace
  • Why documenting everything in your business is vital
  • Tips and techniques for having difficult conversations with your employees
  • What are some things to look for in an organization that needs HR

About Jill Shroyer:

Jill Shroyer is the CEO & Founder of Expedition HR. Jill has over 20 years of human resources experience across three industries and is the best-selling author of the book, Conquer Sticky Situations. She loves living in the mountains of Park City, Utah with her husband and two kids. Jill is a fluent Spanish-speaker, avid skier, rescue pet advocate, and a self-proclaimed “professional sticky situation solver.”

Expedition HR provides education, resources, and ongoing support under their 8 foundational human resources pillars in their Signature HR Jumpstart Program. They equip clients to handle their human resources tasks in-house while providing ongoing support for those sticky situations that arise.

How to Connect with Jill Shroyer:

Suggested Resources:

Download your free copy of 10 Ways to Prevent Sticky HR Situations here: https://www.expeditionhr.com/10-ways 

Purchase a copy of Jill’s book Conquer Sticky Situations: A Fresh and Empowering Approach to Tough Talks at Work and in Life here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1736213407 

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