Disciplining and Firing

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Have to Terminate an Employee? Here Are 5 Best Practices.
Termination

Have to Terminate an Employee? Here Are 5 Best Practices.

Important points include minimizing the departing staffer's embarrassment -- and keeping an eye on his or her actual departure.
Doug and Polly White
5 Kinds of Lazy Employees and How to Handle Them
Problem Employees

5 Kinds of Lazy Employees and How to Handle Them

Not everybody who needs a paycheck is enthusiastic about work.
John Boitnott
The Right Way to Fire an Employee
Disciplining and Firing

The Right Way to Fire an Employee

Start with the bad news, tell them when the last check will be in their bank account and get them out the door.
Shaun Buck
Yelp CEO Responds to Employee Fired After She Wrote a Post About Her Low Pay
Yelp

Yelp CEO Responds to Employee Fired After She Wrote a Post About Her Low Pay

Talia Jane, who worked for the company's food delivery arm Eat24, wrote an open letter to Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelmann on Friday.
5 Questions to Ask Before Dealing With a Negative Team Member
Disciplining and Firing

5 Questions to Ask Before Dealing With a Negative Team Member

Does an unhappy employee need a little attitude adjustment -- or do you need to part ways with this person?
Marty Fukuda
Why Jeffrey Lurie Makes More Money Than You
Disciplining and Firing

Why Jeffrey Lurie Makes More Money Than You

The Eagles owner fired the team's head coach, with no ready replacement and apparently without consulting anyone.
Gene Marks
3 Ways to Know If You Have the Right Team for 2016 and Beyond
Managing Employees

3 Ways to Know If You Have the Right Team for 2016 and Beyond

Ask yourself these three questions, and you'll be able to determine which employees are truly the right fit at your company.
Paul Mandell
5 Steps for Dealing With Potty-Mouth Employees
Problem Behaviors

5 Steps for Dealing With Potty-Mouth Employees

Workers who upset co-workers and customers with habitual profanity need to leave if they won't stop.
John Boitnott
Having Problems With a Key Employee? Remember: No One Is Irreplaceable.
Disciplining and Firing

Having Problems With a Key Employee? Remember: No One Is Irreplaceable.

Don't be held hostage by a self-made VIP who's wreaking havoc at your company.
Doug and Polly White
How to Handle the Disgruntled Employee Out to Sabotage Your Business
Managing Employees

How to Handle the Disgruntled Employee Out to Sabotage Your Business

An unhappy team member can be your worst enemy if he or she is seeking revenge. Here's how to prevent an insider from destroying your brand.
Anca Bradley
4 Answers You Need Before Firing Your Problem Employee
Problem Employees

4 Answers You Need Before Firing Your Problem Employee

It's baffling why promising people undercut their success by exasperating their teammates.
Heather R. Huhman
Volkswagen to Fire Employees Responsible for Emissions Scandal
Volkswagen

Volkswagen to Fire Employees Responsible for Emissions Scandal

Sources say people responsible for rigging the U.S. emissions tests will be fired starting Friday.
5 Tips for Inspiring Your Most Talented Employees
Performance Ignited

5 Tips for Inspiring Your Most Talented Employees

A fatter paycheck, more vacation days and pats on the back are never enough to fully inspire your best talent.
Firas Kittaneh
9 Questions Employers Need to Answer Before Firing an Ashley Madison Customer
Ashley Madison

9 Questions Employers Need to Answer Before Firing an Ashley Madison Customer

Now that anybody can find out who was trolling the cheater website employers have to decide if an employee two-timing a spouse is cause for termination or if it's wiser to just mind the business.
Jonathan Segal
Disciplining and Firing

Firing an employee or giving an underperforming employee a negative review are some of the toughest things you'll ever have to do as a business owner. It can be as difficult for person giving the bad news as it is on the person receiving it. These articles will help you navigate how to handle these tough decisions.