Terminating an employee is never a fun experience for anyone involved, the person being let go or the person delivering the news. However, a well-executed, carefully planned termination can avoid any serious disturbance in your workplace. In contrast, a poorly executed, "shoot from the hip" approach can lead to bigger problems for your organization.
The HR consultants at Clear Path Employer Services have created this handy checklist for you or your managers to follow when preparing to terminate an employee. This blog does not get into whether or not a particular case should be terminated "for cause" or "not for cause," but rather gives general steps to ensure that when you decide the timing is right for a termination you have a step by step checklist to follow:
Avoid drama and future lawsuits:
How to handle the conversation in considerate manner:
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