26 12, 2017

HR Q and A: How to Let Employees Go?

2018-04-16T22:31:32+00:00

Question from a Member of a Management Team: "Our CEO will be letting four people go later this week. Laying off someone is new to him and I wanted to know if you have any 'cheat sheets' on what to say and not to say. He's offering a fair severance of 2-weeks of pay, stock [...]

HR Q and A: How to Let Employees Go?2018-04-16T22:31:32+00:00
17 04, 2017

Trouble-Free Employee Terminations

2017-10-31T11:15:55+00:00

By: Melanie Geddes When an employee leaves, for whatever reason, it is vital to get everything right, from reclaiming your property to ensuring that your confidential information is kept confidential after they leave. An employer must consider all the consequences before terminating someone's employment. The employee's rights to notice, pay, etc will depend in part [...]

Trouble-Free Employee Terminations2017-10-31T11:15:55+00:00
11 04, 2017

Important Steps to Consider Before You Terminate An Employee

2017-10-31T11:56:25+00:00

Although terminating an employee isn’t something most managers want to do, sometimes it has to happen. For both new managers and more experienced ones, it’s imperative to cover all of your bases in order to prevent liability to the company, avoid a hit to the rest of the team's morale, prevent customers and clients from [...]

Important Steps to Consider Before You Terminate An Employee2017-10-31T11:56:25+00:00
22 09, 2016

Can you withhold wages when an employee quits and they have company property?

2017-07-14T12:49:34+00:00

By: Melanie Geddes An employee suddenly quits. They don’t give any type of notice. They just never show up to work and never provide an explanation or reason for doing so. This type of behavior can have a much more devastating effect on small business than an enterprise organization, but no matter the size of [...]

Can you withhold wages when an employee quits and they have company property?2017-07-14T12:49:34+00:00
4 04, 2013

How much is turnover costing your business?

2018-05-09T20:07:44+00:00

Every time an employee leaves your company, they take profits with them. All the time, effort and money that you put into that employee is gone and now you incur additional expenses to replace them. There are 2 types of costs associated with employee turnover, tangible and intangible. The tangible costs include the cost of [...]

How much is turnover costing your business?2018-05-09T20:07:44+00:00
1 02, 2013

Reducing Legal Exposure during the Termination Process

2018-05-09T20:07:19+00:00

  Terminating employees is not an easy task and isn’t something that managers and business owners typically like to do, but let’s face it, it is a fact of business life. There are a lot of factors that go into terminating employees as well as a lot of legal exposure for a company, if not [...]

Reducing Legal Exposure during the Termination Process2018-05-09T20:07:19+00:00