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Reducing the heartburn of firing someone

Have you ever had to fire someone? If you are in a position of management, you probably have. If you haven’t yet, most likely you will in the future.

I have, and it caused both heartache and heartburn. Luckily I had a great person in human resources to help me through the process.

The following article (from a greenhouse trade magazine, GrowerTalks) provides a concise list of tips to help you through this process:

“The fine art of firing”