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Firing

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Firing

Employee Management: Reward the Best, Replace the Worst

Got a non-performer in your midst? Show him, or her, the door.
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.
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.
Executive Change

Twitter Just Lost Several Key Executives

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

Are Severance Agreements Slimy Business?

Is the common practice an ethical one? Our expert explains.
Firing

7 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired

Even good, hard-working people get fired for these innocent mistakes. Make certain it doesn't happen to you.
Entrepreneurs

The 10 Worst Entrepreneurs of 2015

If you're looking for best practices to follow, take a pass on learning from these folks.
Startup Mistakes

Mistakes Will Happen in Building a Startup -- But You Will Learn From Them

Here are five mishaps that became valuable lessons during my journey on the way to entrepreneurial success.
Problem Employees

4 Answers You Need Before Firing Your Problem Employee

It's baffling why promising people undercut their success by exasperating their teammates.