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When to Pull the Trigger?


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Terminating someone’s employment is never easy. Knowing when to fire someone, at times, is even harder. The next time you’re thinking of firing an employee, but just not sure, ask yourself these questions. One: If this person came to you and said he was leaving, how would you feel? If you feel happy, that person should be let go. If it would upset you, then more work is needed to salvage the relationship. Two: if this person were applying for a job today, would you hire him? If the answer is absolutely no, then it’s time to cut him loose.

 

What methods do use in determining when to pull the trigger?

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