Nobody enjoys the termination process. Managers, HR professionals and employees all head into it with dread, resentment, anger and awkwardness, and in a civilized world, this is as it should be. If you enjoy letting employees go, we suggest you re-evaluate your line of work (at the very least). But sometimes this task is unavoidable. So when the time comes to dismiss an employee for performance issues, disciplinary problems, or company restructuring, make sure your actions and words are carefully chosen. A single mistake can expose your company to all kinds of backlash, including expensive lawsuits.
Keep these considerations in mind as you move forward with employee terminations:
KNOW THE LAW
Carefully review both state and Read More