Firing

Mets General Manager Jared Porter Was Fired for Sending Inappropriate Texts to a Reporter. How Could the Team Have Avoided This Hiring Disaster?

The New York baseball squad's second major personnel crisis in the past year begs the question of how to hire and interview better. Our experts have the answers.

Kenny Herzog

This Program is Vital for Limiting Backlash When You Have to Lay People Off

No business owner likes to do it, but sometimes layoffs are the only option.

Jolene Risch

Amazon Draws Criticism for Firing Employee Who Led Coronavirus Protest

Chris Smalls says staff at the Amazon fulfillment center are at risk.

Rachel England

Getting Laid Off Is Not a Scarlet Letter

Three tips to surviving the corporate culling.

Carolyn Betts

What Small Business Owners Should Know About Wrongful Termination Lawsuits

Award amounts can range from $5,000 to $80,000. Many claims are settled by employers to avoid damage to the company's reputation.

Brian Hughes

I've Had to Fire Hundreds of People. Here Are 5 Lessons I've Learned.

Be strategic about your hiring process - and the process of letting people go who aren't a fit - to accelerate your team's success and your company's bottom line.

Amy Zimmerman

A Strong Network Can Be Your Business's Best Safety Net

When I lost my job, I felt like I lost everything. But I hadn't. Here's how I built a network that helped me rebound even stronger.

Is It Time to Get Rid of That Disappointing Employee?

The Phillies recently demoted their underperforming third baseman, Maikel Franco. Should you take a play from their book?

Gene Marks

Why You Should Fire Yourself

Seriously, it may just make you a better business owner.

Chris Sloan

Avoid Elon Musk-Style Firing Sprees by Having Hard Conversations Sooner

Confronting employees who misbehave is never fun (or easy), but company leaders can't afford to ignore bad behavior until it creates larger issues.

Drew McLellan