Letting someone go from your organization is hard. In fact, it should be. But sometimes it’s necessary, and it’s there a simple, six-step process for creating the best possible outcome.
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In this episode you’ll discover:
- How to engineer a dismissal or layoff with the best possible outcome in mind.
- The three things you must have clarity about before letting someone go.
- How to let people go in a way that honors them and stays true to your organization.
- A simple and effective format for structuring the difficult conversation.
- Why it’s essential to get the opinion of counsel before acting.
- How to minimize the likelihood of getting sued.
- How you can let the clock work for you in the process.
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Question: What keeps you from firing the one bad fit on your team? You can leave a comment by clicking here.
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