• Explore alternatives
  • Take action ASAP
  • Outplacement?
  • Talk to attorney before firing
  • Document!
  • Prepare firing paperwork
  • Plan the meeting
  • Donít argue
  • First thing a.m.
  • Treat the person being fired the way you would want to be treated.

Exit interview:

  • Why is the person leaving?
  • What was the best thing about working here?
  • What was the worst thing about working here?
  • How would you rate the working conditions?
  • If you could change one thing, what would it be?