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When Firing, 'Shoot the Dogs Early,' Says Barbara Corcoran
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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
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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
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7 Simple Steps to Take for a Successful 2015
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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
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Franchise Players: How Being Forced to Fire Myself Led to My Career in Franchising
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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
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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?
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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
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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
Should That Employee Be Fired? Ask These 5 Questions First.
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Should That Employee Be Fired? Ask These 5 Questions First.

Terminating a worker is a big decision that should be done with care, so carefully evaluate these factors before taking any action.
Doug and Polly White
Microsoft Reportedly Prepping Massive Round of Layoffs
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Microsoft Reportedly Prepping Massive Round of Layoffs

The announcement, which could arrive as soon as this week, comes as the company seeks to integrate roughly 30,000 new employees on the heels of its Nokia acquisition.
Geoff Weiss
Before You Break Up With That Problem Customer, Go Down This List
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Before You Break Up With That Problem Customer, Go Down This List

Firing a client is a very serious decision that should not be taken lightly. So do these four things before it gets to that point.
Doug and Polly White
How to Fire Employees With Compassion
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How to Fire Employees With Compassion

Firing is never easy for anyone, but it can be less painful if you follow these tips.
Dan Yoo
 Ex-NYT Editor Jill Abramson on Resilience
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Ex-NYT Editor Jill Abramson on Resilience

'I'm talking to anyone who has been dumped,' the recently fired executive editor of The New York Times told Wake Forest grads. 'When that happens, show what you are made of.'
Laura Entis
What to Do When You Hire the Right Person for the Wrong Position
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What to Do When You Hire the Right Person for the Wrong Position

Not every hire is meant to stay in a position. To avoid turnover, have a conversation about how he or she can succeed at your company.
Adam Verity
What Lessons You Should Learn When You Fire Someone
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What Lessons You Should Learn When You Fire Someone

No one likes to let someone go. But, when you do, make sure you are using it as a learning experience for leadership.
Lindsay Broder