August 5, 2014 7:59 PM

Trend Lines: How to say, “You’re fired”

I sat in this week as a witness with a client who had to fire a well-liked employee. Dismissing an employee is, at best, a difficult process. Legal implications aside, how you handle the process will have a significant impact on your business going forward. Employees are quick to pick up on how you treated their dismissed colleague. Here are some key “do’s” and “don’ts” that can help make the process less nerve-wracking.

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