Why Firing a Problem Employee Can Be the Best Thing to Do

by Evil HR Lady on September 24, 2019

Firing a problem employee looks so simple when you see it on television. The bad employee makes yet another mistake, the boss screams, “Pack up your things!” and it’s finished.

Real life isn’t like that, though. There’s a lot more involved, which is why it’s common for employers to put off firing a lackluster employee, or even to avoid it entirely. Still, it can be (and often is) the right thing to do. Here’s why — and how to do it.

When Firing a Problem Employee Is the Right Thing to Do

Managers tend to have no problem firing people for consistently coming in late, but they like to ignore deeper issues like bullying or disengagement. Actively disengaged employees are an expensive strain on any business, with their poor productivity reportedly costing U.S. businesses up to $550 billion every year.

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