Handle with Care: Layoffs and Terminations

Publisher: Axcet HR Solutions

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Handle with Care: Layoffs and Terminations

One aspect of running a business that is never easy is when you're faced with laying off or terminating an employee. Tactfulness certainly comes into play here, as does empathy, respect and honesty. Especially when you otherwise appreciate the employee but have to let them go in light of financial reasons or because of infrastructure changes. In those cases, terminating that employee can be a truly difficult task. So how exactly should you approach this type of situation?