Firing The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Firing en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT 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. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT Doug and Polly White 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. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:53:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT Doug and Polly White How to Fire Employees With Compassion Firing is never easy for anyone, but it can be less painful if you follow these tips. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:30:00 GMT Dan Yoo 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.' Fri, 30 May 2014 18:40:00 GMT Laura Entis 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. Fri, 16 May 2014 15:45:00 GMT Adam Verity 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. Thu, 15 May 2014 13:30:00 GMT Lindsay Broder Don't Let Your Business Be Held Hostage by a Nightmare Client Here are the warning signs that a customer relationship is turning toxic and you need to get out. Tue, 13 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT Heather Ripley How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued (Infographic) Dismissals can sometimes backfire, leading to taxing legal clashes. ThatÂ’s why it's crucial to have your bases covered. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:35:00 GMT Geoff Weiss How RadiumOne Did the Right Thing in Firing Its CEO Gurbaksh Chahal assaulted his girlfriend, but firing him took more guts by the board than you think. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:20:00 GMT Ray Hennessey Starting a Consulting Firm? 10 Reasons Your Clients Need You. A look at what companies are looking for consultants to do and which 10 consulting services are in demand today. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Eileen Figure Sandlin Remember, It May Take Time for Employees to Bear Fruit Does the New York Knicks president's recent decision to fire the entire coaching staff show that leaders shouldn't be so obsessed with moment-to-moment results? Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT John Brubaker 4 Secrets to Firing Your First Employee Know the rules, provide evidence and conduct the termination in a thoughtful and caring manner. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:30:00 GMT Heather R. Huhman Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game The sportswear company is shifting its focus from hardware to software. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:45:00 GMT Laura Entis $30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle The startup boasts big-name investors and a 22-year-old CEO at the helm, but its much-hyped mobile wallet app still has yet to launch publicly. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:51:00 GMT Alyson Shontell Barbara Corcoran: I Used to Fire 25 Percent of My Sales Team Each Year The 'Shark Tank' star knows a thing or two about how to fire someone. After all, she made it an annual, company-wide practice at her real-estate firm. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:25:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Dealing With Feelings: How to Be an Emotionally-Aware Leader When an entrepreneur (or executive) is more in tune with their employees' emotions, they are better able to balance the workforce, complete day-to-day work and innovate. Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Meghan M. Biro 17 Traits That Distinguish the Best Startup CEOs Being a great leader requires more than just attention to detail. Keep these points in mind when taking your management up a notch -- or several. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:35:00 GMT Richard Feloni When It's Time to Fire the Productive It is not only the unproductive, slack offs that deserve the axe. Sometimes companies have to let go of their star performer. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT Adam Callinan Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:50:00 GMT Laura Entis