Firing

News and Articles About Firing

Are Your Employees Capable of and Willing to Do the Job?
Problem Employees

Are Your Employees Capable of and Willing to Do the Job?

For most employers, deciding whether or not to fire an employee is the toughest call they make.
Doug and Polly White
Dignity and the Pink Slip: What Are You Doing to Bring Decency to the Process?
Termination

Dignity and the Pink Slip: What Are You Doing to Bring Decency to the Process?

Communicating with, rather than avoiding, someone who's been terminated helps ease that experience's painful effects.
Peter Diamond
Theranos Is Laying Off Another 155 Employees
Theranos

Theranos Is Laying Off Another 155 Employees

The company's 'core team' will continue development of a new miniLab.
4 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs to Do the First Week of the New Year
Business Planning

4 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs to Do the First Week of the New Year

Don't just get busy, get busy doing what is basic to growth the next 12 months.
Lyneir Richardson
11 Tips for Firing an Employee
Inspiring Your Team

11 Tips for Firing an Employee

These tips will help make firing an employee quick and professional.
Patrick Bet-David
6 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Team After Firing an Employee
Leadership

6 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Team After Firing an Employee

Good leaders will wisely assess the situation and find the courage to take action following a firing or round of layoffs.
Caren Merrick
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
Inspiring Your Team

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
Make More Happen

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