Definition of PIP Culture

When a company has an internal guideline to fire a certain number of employees per year through a PIP process.

Example: Some job candidates decided not to join the company because it was known for having a PIP culture. This reputation caused candidates to be concerend about the stability of their role if they joined the company.

Variations: tech PIP culture, performance improvement plan culture

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"PIP Culture" is used in the workplace during meetings or emails.

The definition for "PIP Culture" was last updated in 2021.

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Question: What does "Calendar Invite" mean?

   (A) When a person wants to meet with you next week.
   (B) An email sent to schedule a meeting with the option to either accept or decline the meeting at the scheduled time.
   (C) When a person has available time on their calendar to meet with you.
   (D) When a person does not have any time to meet with you.

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Word of the Day

Date: 10/15/2021

Word: Close It Out

Definition: To mark something as completed.

Example: This task has been fixed, so let's close it out within the task tracker.

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"PIP Culture." Dictionary, Accessed 10/15/2021.