How to fire an employee

Letting someone go, regardless of the reason, is never an easy task. You are making a decision that is going to have an impact on someone’s life, maybe even affect their family. However, when you are responsible for a business, you have a responsibility to make decisions that are in the best interest of that business. Would you rather have the business fail? That wouldn’t help anyone. I’ve had to recommend letting someone go. I gave her every opportunity to prove herself. I was never unkind about it and felt it important to be honest with her. So many poor … Continue reading