Firing

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Employee Says She Was Fired for Refusing to Be Tracked 24/7
Legal Center

Employee Says She Was Fired for Refusing to Be Tracked 24/7

The attorney filing the suit says she foresees a legal trend around privacy and productivity tracking.
Nina Zipkin
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9 CEOs Who Were Fired or Decided to Step Down
Leadership

9 CEOs Who Were Fired or Decided to Step Down

These chief executives learned that the hard way that running a company isn't all fun and games.
Jason Fell
4 Times You Need to Say Goodbye to a Client
Customer Relationship

4 Times You Need to Say Goodbye to a Client

Nobody likes a break up, but sometimes it's the best thing to do for your business.
Deborah Mitchell
What Really Happens When You Hire the Wrong Candidate
Hiring Employees

What Really Happens When You Hire the Wrong Candidate

A bad hire drains energy and time and can cost a business in a number of ways.
Mariah DeLeon
How Pruning Can Help Build an Awesome Workplace Culture
Firing

How Pruning Can Help Build an Awesome Workplace Culture

Stay focused on your top performers, keep observant of those who aren't, and you'll be stronger for it over the long haul
Patrick Proctor
The Right Way to Fire an Employee
Firing

The Right Way to Fire an Employee

There are specific actions you should take before and during the termination to make it as smooth as possible.
Doug and Polly White
10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee
Firing

10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee

From how and when to break the news to how to avoid getting sued, here are the pro-tips you need to know when letting an underperformer go.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Thanks for Everything, Now Get Out! When Founders Get Fired.
Founders

Thanks for Everything, Now Get Out! When Founders Get Fired.

Knowing the limits of one's ability and understanding when it is best for the organization to have another assume power is perhaps the greatest quality any leader can possess.
Susan Solovic
The Critical Lesson of Letting Bad Employees Go
Firing

The Critical Lesson of Letting Bad Employees Go

A CEO shares insights about why it's important to fire fast.
Eric Siu
McDonald's Lays Off Employees as Part of $100 Million Cost-Cutting Effort
McDonalds

McDonald's Lays Off Employees as Part of $100 Million Cost-Cutting Effort

The fast-food giant is cutting 63 corporate jobs after a spectacularly difficult 2014.
Kate Taylor
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