A friend of mine was placed on a PIP 7 weeks ago despite his having approached his manager about the lack of support he's been receiving from his team leader. He confided in me with this knowing I had been on one of these some years ago with another organization.
He had six weeks to "improve", by which he has improved, even though he had already made up his mine to move on from his current role. The day of when he would find out the final verdict as to whether he would stay or go (Jan 31) came and went, with nothing. No meeting, no email, no verdict. So he's still currently working at the company...
By comparison When I went through my PIP with another organization in 2016, I received an email, as well as a meeting to determine my scenario and received an official verdict.
He's not sure whether this was a case of them applying scare tactics to keep him in line, poor employee management or just bullying... I'm not sure what this could be myself. My friend is working for a small company with no HR department. Either way, he's seriously considering moving on from the company due to the lack of support he's been getting.
Would anyone have any idea what may be going on in the case of the PIP just stopping without an official outcome? I'd like to tell him something but given I didn't have this kind of outcome when I went through my PIP, I'm not sure what to compare this to.
Thanks in advance.