Terminations reside at the other end of the spectrum of the employment life cycle. Terminations are often not given the degree of attention they deserve and require. Knowing how to effectively facilitate the process of employee terminations—whether voluntary or involuntary—is just as critical as knowing how to effectively facilitate the process of bringing employees into the organization. Whatever the reason, an employee's exit from the organization should be just as positive and respectful as the onboarding process for that employee's replacement will be.
Involuntary terminations—regardless of the specific reasons for the terminations—are challenging. There are several types of involuntary terminations. ...