Firing an employee is something that most managers dread. Just the action and process itself is difficult, given that you probably had high hopes when you hired the employee. However, having an underperforming or unhappy employee can be detrimental to your team. As soon as you begin noticing the warning signs, you need to take […]
Remember when the nation couldn’t decide if small business hiring was up or down? Well, the saga continues. Gallup released a poll last week that showed more small businesses were letting employees go rather than hiring.
When crafting effective hiring strategies, employers consider cost, resources and the benefits of using various resources. HR departments spend countless hours developing comprehensive onboarding programs to train and develop new employees efficiently and expediently. The goal: attraction, retention and motivation. Yet few companies consider their firing, or termination, strategies in this process. But effective and respectful firing strategies play an […]
Trash-talking your employer via social media is a bone-headed and unprofessional thing to do. But can you, and should you, fire an employee over it? Employee terminations over social media use have been hot topics in the news for the past few years, and it is important for employers to know when they can oust […]