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9 Steps a Leader Should Take Before (and After) Deciding to Let Someone Go

  It’s never an easy decision to let an employee go, and good leaders put in a lot of thought before doing so. Still, when a final decision is made to part ways with an employee, a leader can feel more confident that they’re doing the right thing if they’re sure they’ve first done everything possible to salvage the relationship. From ensuring all new employees get off to the best start possible to having honest conversations when things go awry, a leader can help struggling team members find their place within the organization or, when necessary, part ways on good terms. Below, nine members of  Business Journals Leadership Trust  share essential steps leaders should take before (and after) making the final decision to let someone go. 9 steps a leader should take before (and after) deciding to let someone go - The Business Journals (

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