First Time Firing
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- Maintain your professionalism throughout a difficult process
- Gain confidence in working in emotional and pressured situations
- Clear examples of actions taken from real-world firing case studies
Book DetailsLanguage : English
Paperback : 42 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : April 2014
ISBN : 1783000708
ISBN 13 : 9781783000708
Author(s) : Rebecca Mazin
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Business Skills
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What you will learn from this book
- Identify and articulate the reason for a termination
- Act consistently in making firing decisions
- Time your conversations to avoid difficult situations
- Prepare effectively for a termination conversation
- Express yourself clearly to keep control of the situation and maintain professionalism
- Handle difficult employee reactions from tears to tantrums
Firing someone is never easy; it shouldn't be. The key to minimizing sweaty palms and the chance of stuttering through a statement is remembering that this is a business decision, and a business conversation. It requires preparation and planning for success.
First Time Firing will provide you with clear and practical guidance to making termination decisions and acting on them. It will take you from making that first decision of the process, through preparing notes and recommendations, to delivering the news with confidence.
Firing people is a difficult but necessary management task; it is essential that you maintain your professionalism and keep the needs of the business at the forefront of your mind. This hands-on guide is the perfect companion that will help you to do exactly that.
Beginning with helpful advice on making a termination decision, HR expert Rebecca Mazin breaks down the process from the initial decision, through to planning and conducting the meeting, and then guides you through the necessary steps afterwards.
With real life examples to illustrate best practices, First Time Firing takes a concise and logical approach giving you the confidence to handle a termination.
Experienced HR consultant Rebecca Mazin helps you to navigate the difficult situations that come with a termination conversation. Broken down into practical and manageable pieces, and featuring clear examples taken from the real world, the book provides you with guidance through every step of a termination process.
Who this book is for
If you are faced with the daunting task of firing an employee, First Time Firing breaks the topic up into manageable pieces that you can use to create the best possible outcome for a situation fraught with potential missteps. Whether you are a new manager or simply want to brush up on a tricky task, this helpful and concise guide will be on hand to support you.