Category Archives: Layoffs

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Best Practices for Terminating an Employee

Having to terminate is likely one of the hardest parts of running a business. It requires finesse, compassion, and conciseness; and if you do it right, you can make the transition painless for employee and employer. Every company operates differently…
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How Not to Fire an Employee

Having to fire an employee or employees is often one of the worst parts of having a job—for both the employee being let go and the person doing the firing. Most of the time these terminations go off without much…
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“You’re fired.” Sometimes, the reason we don’t terminate someone is that we’re afraid or we don’t want to hurt somebody’s feelings. But remember this, if it’s not a good fit, then it’s best for everyone involved for the working relationship…
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Hire Slow, Fire Fast, Step Carefully, Act Decisively

The Ad Determining exactly what you need and putting it down on paper is like a playbook for a winning football game. It will help you write your recruitment ad, determine the questions you’re going to ask during screenings and…
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