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HRPeople's Guide to Firing & Layoffs

HRPeople's Guide to Firing & Layoffs

HRPeople

October 22, 2008

Unless an employee has been caught padding his or her expense account, sexually harassing clients, or plain-old dropping the ball with a critical task, you will probably NOT enjoy the process of letting him or her go. In today’s economy, pink slips are coming to hundreds at a time as departments shut their doors.

Letting an employee go is a difficult situation most managers want to avoid, but with the right preparation and professionalism, you can get through such a tough talk with your dignity (and your employee’s) intact.

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