Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Avoiding common pitfalls, part of Letting an Employee Go.
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When you're thinking about how…to let someone go correctly,…there are several things you want to remember to do.…There are also many things you…want to remember not to do.…I'd like to share a list of don'ts.…Things that you need to avoid in order…to steer clear of complications when letting someone go.…Let me start by mentioning 2 no-no's…to avoid leading up to the actual termination conversation.…The first is executing the process too quickly or too slowly.…This is more common than you might think.…
A minority of managers identify problem employees…and move rapidly to remove them,…so rapidly they forget to dot all of the i's…and cross all of the t's and their decision causes problems.…Much more common is the manager who waits too long.…One of the few universal truths at work…is that people don't like conflict, so they avoid it.…Of course, without taking proactive actions,…the performance problem is likely to continue or get worse.…There is no perfect pace.…
It depends on where you work.…The nature of your workforce.…
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- Reviewing legal issues
- Knowing when termination is appropriate
- Documenting performance problems
- Selecting the right time and place
- Delivering the news
- Telling the rest of the team<br><br>
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