Category Archives: Human Resources

HR actions related to terminating employees.

Is Firing Sometimes the Answer for a Bad Hire?

While doing some reading today, I ran across a phrase that I have not heard in several years. The phrase goes like this. “Hire slow, fire fast.” I believe I understand the conventional wisdom that underscores this phrase. But, I … Continue reading

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Bad News Comes in All Forms

Anytime someone is called into their manager’s office or told to meet their manager in HR, I have to think there is a sinking feeling in their gut. I happen to have witnessed this sinking feeling on the faces and … Continue reading

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Why a Blog About Getting Fired? Some initial thoughts

I have been thinking about this blog for years and only now have finally decided to put it online. Over a number of years, I have been in a position to see a lot of people who have lost their … Continue reading

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