Nobody wants to be seen as the “bad guy.” That is why firing an employee is one of the most difficult decisions a boss can make.
With a few exceptions, letting someone go is a split decision–between “doing the deed,” akin to pulling off a bandage, and giving the offending employee one more chance.
The Young Entrepreneur Council offers the situations where the decision to fire an employee is justified, with few questions:
It’s one of the toughest decision a boss ever has to make—when to fire an employee. Should you give the person a little more time to shape up or should you just bite the bullet and cut your losses? The Young Entrepreneur Council weighed in on what the right circumstances are to give an employee “the ax.”
No Call/No Show
“This past week, I let someone go for a No Call/No Show. In the service industry, employees have to show up to make money. Always document on a disciplinary report basic reasons.