Firing

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How to Fire an Employee So You Don't Get Sued
Disciplining and Firing

How to Fire an Employee So You Don't Get Sued

Terminating an employee, even one who deserves it, is already traumatic. Don't make it worse by setting yourself up for a lawsuit.
John Boitnott
2 Ways to Positively Identify and Fire Your Worst Employee
Productivity

2 Ways to Positively Identify and Fire Your Worst Employee

At the same time figure out how to cultivate the very best person you have.
Kelsey Ramsden
American Apparel Officially Fires Founder Dov Charney, Hires Its First Female CEO
American Apparel

American Apparel Officially Fires Founder Dov Charney, Hires Its First Female CEO

Six months after suspending him for alleged sexual misconduct, American Apparel pulls the trigger and cuts ties with its controversial founder.
Laura Entis
Field a Team of 'A' Players at Your Startup
Managing Employees

Field a Team of 'A' Players at Your Startup

Don't let chronic C players jeopardize your organization's chances at success.
Heather Ripley
How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Ageism
Older Workers

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Ageism

No matter how old you are, as long as your skills are relevant in today's workforce, you should be safe.
Deborah Mitchell
Expert Advice: What to Do When an Employee Is Caught Stealing
Advice

Expert Advice: What to Do When an Employee Is Caught Stealing

Follow these three steps to ensure you handle a tricky money situation with sense.
Christopher Hann
What You Need to Do to Make a Midlife Career Change
Career Change

What You Need to Do to Make a Midlife Career Change

Whether the decision was your own or not, keep these things in mind as you carve a new path.
Deborah Mitchell
When Firing, 'Shoot the Dogs Early,' Says Barbara Corcoran
Ready to Launch

When Firing, 'Shoot the Dogs Early,' Says Barbara Corcoran

Firing employees isn't fun, but Barbara Corcoran uses a simple system to make the process easier.
Carly Okyle
The 'George Costanza Defense' to Stealing Trade Secrets
Trade Secrets

The 'George Costanza Defense' to Stealing Trade Secrets

When an employee is caught red-handed taking proprietary secrets, some feign ignorance to noncompete agreements. Here's how to handle it.
Eric Ostroff
7 Simple Steps to Take for a Successful 2015
business Planning

7 Simple Steps to Take for a Successful 2015

Fall is the time to plan ahead so you can launch the New Year as a profitable one.
Stacey Alcorn
Franchise Players: How Being Forced to Fire Myself Led to My Career in Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: How Being Forced to Fire Myself Led to My Career in Franchising

After losing his job on his second day in a new city, Connor Ferguson found a new career in urgent care franchising.
Kate Taylor
 10 Stupid Things Bosses Say When They Fire People
Firing

10 Stupid Things Bosses Say When They Fire People

If you unfortunately find yourself having to fire someone, steer clear of saying these unfortaunte things.
Jeff Haden
Should Complaining About Work on Social Media Be a Fireable Offense?
Gossip

Should Complaining About Work on Social Media Be a Fireable Offense?

A federal agency has ruled that two trash-talking employees fired by a Connecticut bar and grill in 2011 must be rehired by owners no later than this Friday.
Geoff Weiss
What to Do When Long-Term Employees Become Managers, and Are Bad at It
Managing Employees

What to Do When Long-Term Employees Become Managers, and Are Bad at It

Your business has grown, but an employee's skill set hasn't grown with it. Should you shift them, or get rid of them altogether?
Doug and Polly White