Performance Improvement Plan: Forms

SMC Human Resources


The performance improvement plan (PIP), a formal agreement outlining the employee's goals and what he or she can do to meet them more effectively. A good PIP should include:

  1. The performance deficiencies.

  2. Measurable improvement expectations.

  3. A reasonable, appropriate time frame for the employee to improve his or her performance.

  4. Detailed consequences of continued underperformance.

Please contact your HR consultant when you are at the point of using this method. Below is the form in Word and PDF formats.