Firing

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Leadership

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.

Growing a Business

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.

Business Plans

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?

Leadership

Why You Should Fire Yourself

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

Employee Experience & Recruiting

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.

Employee Experience & Recruiting

Why Firing Some of Your Employees Could Be the Best Thing You Can Do for Your Business

It's time to truly evaluate your employees to determine if they're still (or ever have been) a good fit for your organization.

Leadership

When to Cut Ties With a Longtime Employee

You need to do what's best for the business.

Leadership

The Step-by-Step Guide to Firing a Remote Employee

There are ways to make the process fair, respectful and relatively painless.

Business News

Inside Netflix's Notorious Firing Practices

The 'keeper test' is reportedly employed by CEO and co-founder Reed Hastings.

Growing a Business

'Why I Had to Fire My Co-founder, CEO and Close Friend'

Rumpl CEO Wylie Robinson looks back on one of the toughest conversations of his life -- and what you can learn from it.

Employee Experience & Recruiting

How to Fire Your Best Friend

Be direct. Be quick. And if they are still talking to you, help them find a new job.

Living

An NFL Player Retired During Halftime and 20 Other Crazy, Outrageous, Sad and Infamous Last Days at Work

These people went out with more than a Bankers Box filled with tchotchkes and a goodbye email.

Leadership

Employees Underperforming? How to Respond to These 3 Excuses.

Sometimes, an employee just needs an extra jolt. Other times, you will need to pull the plug.

Business News

15 Celebrities Who Got Fired and Made a Comeback

Getting fired actually set these celebrities up for success.