Management moment: Before you say you're fired

Firing an employee is never easy, but this Management Moment can help you create a smooth termination process and protect you as an employer.

Video Highlights

  • Developing a human resources plan for our business is critical to its success.
  • Provide a clear, written description of an employee's job, including your expectations of them.
  • Never fire an employee in the heat of the moment - provide written warnings and both ongoing feedback and coaching. Document any performance issues.
  • Be clear about the reasons for termination and provide all owing compensation to the employee upon termination.
  • Stay calm and avoid heated discussions.
  • Consult a lawyer with HR expertise to develop your hiring and firing processes