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This Tennis Pro Gives Quitting a Really Bad Name
Managing Change

This Tennis Pro Gives Quitting a Really Bad Name

Quitting so you come out ahead is good business. Throwing your career away because you're in a bad mood is something different.
Gene Marks
3 Signs It's Time to Fire the Boss
Leadership

3 Signs It's Time to Fire the Boss

Firing an executive is sure to create anxiety but sometimes you have no alternative except to push past your fears and make a change.
Cris Burnam
How to Fire Someone So They'll Thank You For It
Firing

How to Fire Someone So They'll Thank You For It

Take time to help employees realize getting fired isn't the end of the world.
Tucker Max
2 Questions to Ask Before You Fire Someone
Managing Employees

2 Questions to Ask Before You Fire Someone

The only thing worse than making a hiring mistake is to keep making that mistake.
Tucker Max
Getting Fired Was Step 1 to Increasing My Pay 1,000% in 3 Months
Success Stories

Getting Fired Was Step 1 to Increasing My Pay 1,000% in 3 Months

The boss telling you you're done isn't so bad when you know you should have quit that job a long time ago.
Dan Dowling
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
Lending Club's CEO Resigns After Internal Probe, Shares Plummet
investigation

Lending Club's CEO Resigns After Internal Probe, Shares Plummet

Three senior managers have also resigned or were fired in connection with the internal probe, the company said.
How to Handle Personal Conflicts Professionally
Ethics Coach

How to Handle Personal Conflicts Professionally

Whether it's a betrayal, a personal dislike or a choice between public or private acknowledgement, personal conflicts can arise at work. Find out the right way to navigate these situations.
Gael O'Brien
Lessons I've Learned About Getting Hiring Right the First Time
Hiring

Lessons I've Learned About Getting Hiring Right the First Time

Firing an employee is among the most unpleasant responsibilities of being boss, in part because their failure is also your failure.
Shaun Buck
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
Employee Management: Reward the Best, Replace the Worst
Firing

Employee Management: Reward the Best, Replace the Worst

Got a non-performer in your midst? Show him, or her, the door.
Joel Trammell
Failure of Stewardship Was at the Heart of Wounded Warrior Project Firings
Leadership

Failure of Stewardship Was at the Heart of Wounded Warrior Project Firings

The ousted charity leaders never provided the structures and controls needed to be protectors of the generosity coming their way.
Ray Hennessey
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.
Twitter Just Lost Several Key Executives
Executive Change

Twitter Just Lost Several Key Executives

Their departure is the biggest leadership change since Jack Dorsey's return as CEO.