Firing

Best Practices for Respectfully Letting an Employee Go

Employment termination can be an emotional process, but it doesn't have to be thoughtless or cruel.

Warith Niallah

When to Part Ways With a Freelancer

Hiring freelancers can save time and money without sacrificing quality, but when is it better to just go your separate ways?

Laura Briggs

5 Confrontational Business Situations That Are Opportunities for Choice

When the going gets tough, it's time to put decisions into perspective.

5 Reasons to Fire a Customer -- Plus 5 Steps to Take Before You Do

Most situations are resolvable, but it's important to know when to go your separate ways.

Tom Walker

Hire Slow, Fire Fast

The Candle Pour's Misty & Dennis Akers share their expertise and help business owners with how they might want to think about staffing and why who you hire is essential to creating an unforgettable experience.

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