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How To Fire An Employee

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There are lots of ways to handle firing someone, but very few of us know which way is the best way. It’s an emotional situation, which not only affects the person being fired but also your business and your entire team. This is why terminating someone makes it extremely difficult to lead with your intellect instead of your emotions.

Fortunately for you, we have personal insights and conducted in-depth research on workplace termination. We’re going to share what we learned and how to fire an employee in the best and most compassionate way possible – in a way that will not make them want to retaliate against you.

There are lots of ways to handle firing someone, but very few of us know which way is the best way. It’s an emotional situation, which not only affects the person being fired but also your business and your entire team. This is why terminating someone makes it extremely difficult to lead with your intellect instead of your emotions.

Fortunately for you, we have personal insights and conducted in-depth research on workplace termination. We’re going to share what we learned and how to fire an employee in the best and most compassionate way possible – in a way that will not make them want to retaliate against you.

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  1. 1. Presented by: When I Work How To Fire An Employee
  2. 2. Did you know that the way you handle an employee’s termination is often the deciding factor in that person’s decision to sue you or not? How To Fire An Employee
  3. 3. How To Fire An Employee We broke down the firing process into three phases: Then we provide you with tips, warnings and a handy dandy checklist to ensure you do this right. 1. Before 2. During 3. After
  4. 4. How To Fire An Employee Before
  5. 5. Before: Make A Plan Before you ever hire someone, you should have a plan in place to fire them. This sounds horrible, but it’s the best thing to do for everyone.
  6. 6. Before: Make A Plan Action item: Write a list of reasons why an employee would ever be fired. Share it with new hires so they know what you expect at the very minimum from everyone on your team.
  7. 7. Before: Define The Role Have a defined list of employees’ responsibilities and key performance indicators (KPIs), i.e. the items or metrics you’re judging them on.
  8. 8. Before: Define The Role Action item: Sit down with current and new employees, and go over these expectations of positions’ documents with each person individually. Give them monthly goals to hit and monthly performance reviews.
  9. 9. Before: Document Religiously The very first time and each time after that, issues with employees should be documented and dated.
  10. 10. Before: Document Religiously When a problem is noticed, first email your employee and then set up an in­person meeting to discuss it. Focus on the facts, adding zero comments or opinions. Outline specific improvements that must occur by a certain date. Possibly create a project plan to help get them back on track. Ask what you can do to help them improve their performance Action item:
  11. 11. How To Fire An Employee During
  12. 12. During: The Firing It can be absolutely painful and definitely emotional. Lay the blow within the first 30 seconds of being in the room.
  13. 13. During: The Firing State your case and the reason for it. Do not drag things out. All of the details should have been previously discussed in prior meetings, which led up to this. Spit it out. Don’t torture them. Be prepared for emotions. Action items:
  14. 14. How To Fire An Employee After
  15. 15. After: Tell Your Employees & Monitor Give few details as to why, and let them reach their own conclusions.
  16. 16. It’s important to set up tools to monitor what a potentially disgruntled ex­employee might be saying about you. After: Tell Your Employees & Monitor
  17. 17. Action item: Set up Google Alerts to get notified immediately when something pops up for your company’s name. After: Tell Your Employees & Monitor
  18. 18. How To Fire An Employee 5 Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Firing Questions
  19. 19. After: Legalities 1. What is the Employment at Will Policy?
  20. 20. After: Legalities According to the Small Business Administration, every state except Montana allows employers the option to create an “at­will” employment policy. This means you can let someone go at any time during employment, without explanation, at any time.
  21. 21. After: Legalities 2. When is it illegal to fire an employee?
  22. 22. After: Legalities Discrimination, i.e. firing based on race, gender, religion or disability Whistleblowing, i.e. firing for speaking up about the company’s illegal activities Legal requirements, i.e. firing for taking medical, military or family leave or taking time off for jury duty or to vote You cannot fire someone for the following reasons:
  23. 23. After: Legalities 3. What benefits are your employees legally entitled to if they are fired or terminated?
  24. 24. After: Legalities Employees may be entitled to the following benefits upon termination: Health insurance coverage continuation Unemployment insurance Vested retirement plans
  25. 25. After: Legalities 4. Am I required to immediately give the employee their final paycheck?
  26. 26. After: Legalities No, you are not required by federal law to immediately compensate your former employee, but some states do require so check with a lawyer to be certain. The state will be specific about what should be included in that final paycheck. You can contact your State Labor Office.
  27. 27. After: Legalities 5. Am I required to offer severance?
  28. 28. After: Legalities The Fair Labor Standards Act does not require you to provide severance pay.
  29. 29. How To Fire An Employee Learn more small business best practices at: wheniwork.com/Blog

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