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LeadershipLibraryNovember 2017Resources

3 Things to Tell Employees After Someone Was Fired

Ever felt the office get uncomfortable and tense after an employees was fired? They may have been fired for a completely justifiable reason, yet employees still suffer uncertainty and worry. The best way to solve this issue is communication and The Manager’s Resource Handbook discusses some strategies for communicating with employees after a co-worker is let go (not laid off). After listing some reasons why openness is recommended from generating trust to recognizing your employees’ emotions and potential friendships with the employee fired, they then list tools to lead your employees after a firing. From identifying the continuity plan to revisiting values and conduct that may have been ignored by the offending employee, they focus on using the firing to creating a space for learning and confirming the company’s values in order to lead the company into a prosperous time. Check out the details, here.