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How to Fire Someone

You're Fired-By E-mail?

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business
Bruce Weinstein

Remember the Sex and the City episode where Carrie Bradshaw's boyfriend broke up with her via sticky note? Firing someone with an e-mail isn't any better from an ethical point of view.

Janean Chun

Why I Laid Off My Best Friend | Janean Chun | Posted 05.01.2012 | Small Business

Susan Southerland and Michele Butler weren't just employer and employee -- they were best friends. They worked together all day at Southerland's compa...

Firing Someone the Right Way

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

Because firing is so emotionally charged, it's easy to act counterproductively. To avoid that, here are some guidelines for those times when firing an employee becomes a necessity.

Janean Chun

I Fired My Father | Janean Chun | Posted 03.23.2012 | Small Business

Mitchell Kaneff remembers the first time he sat at his father's desk. He was 5. "I loved spending time with him but he worked six or seven days a week...