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Firing

Firing

The Right Way to Fire an Employee

There are specific actions you should take before and during the termination to make it as smooth as possible.
Firing

10 Questions to Ask When Firing an Employee

From how and when to break the news to how to avoid getting sued, here are the pro-tips you need to know when letting an underperformer go.
Founders

Thanks for Everything, Now Get Out! When Founders Get Fired.

Knowing the limits of one's ability and understanding when it is best for the organization to have another assume power is perhaps the greatest quality any leader can possess.
Firing

The Critical Lesson of Letting Bad Employees Go

A CEO shares insights about why it's important to fire fast.
McDonald's

McDonald's Lays Off Employees as Part of $100 Million Cost-Cutting Effort

The fast-food giant is cutting 63 corporate jobs after a spectacularly difficult 2014.
Disciplining and Firing

How to Fire an Employee So You Don't Get Sued

Terminating an employee, even one who deserves it, is already traumatic. Don't make it worse by setting yourself up for a lawsuit.
Productivity

2 Ways to Positively Identify and Fire Your Worst Employee

At the same time figure out how to cultivate the very best person you have.
American Apparel

American Apparel Officially Fires Founder Dov Charney, Hires Its First Female CEO

Six months after suspending him for alleged sexual misconduct, American Apparel pulls the trigger and cuts ties with its controversial founder.
Managing Employees

Field a Team of 'A' Players at Your Startup

Don't let chronic C players jeopardize your organization's chances at success.
Older Workers

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Ageism

No matter how old you are, as long as your skills are relevant in today's workforce, you should be safe.
Advice

Expert Advice: What to Do When an Employee Is Caught Stealing

Follow these three steps to ensure you handle a tricky money situation with sense.
Career Change

What You Need to Do to Make a Midlife Career Change

Whether the decision was your own or not, keep these things in mind as you carve a new path.
Ready to Launch

When Firing, 'Shoot the Dogs Early,' Says Barbara Corcoran

Firing employees isn't fun, but Barbara Corcoran uses a simple system to make the process easier.
Trade Secrets

The 'George Costanza Defense' to Stealing Trade Secrets

When an employee is caught red-handed taking proprietary secrets, some feign ignorance to noncompete agreements. Here's how to handle it.
Business Planning

7 Simple Steps to Take for a Successful 2015

Fall is the time to plan ahead so you can launch the New Year as a profitable one.