Don’t bad-mouth terminated employees

  • September 20, 2009

Here’s a timely warning during bad economic times: No matter why you discharge an employee or terminate a working relationship, resist the temptation to interfere...

Beware vengeful boss’s shadowy retaliation

  • August 16, 2009

Even if someone else in the management hierarchy actually terminates an employee, a supervisor who’s seemingly had it in for the employee can still cause a world...

Can we terminate a no-call/no-show employee?

  • August 11, 2009

Q. We have an employee who has missed the last several days of work without notice. We also have a policy that says employees who miss three days without notice are...

How do you announce firings to your staff?

  • July 21, 2009

We may have to terminate an employee who has been with us for more than 10 years and has worked with people throughout the organization. When he goes, people are going...

8 keys to negotiating severance

  • June 29, 2009

Sooner, rather than later, might be the time to think about possibly needing to negotiate a severance package, if you don’t have one. The landscape has changed, so...