Legally Terminating Employees

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Bring a trainer to your location to deliver this class for groups of 10 or more.

Course Description

As a leader, you’re responsible for your team’s performance. A bona fide test of your skills is managing performance problems and implementing solutions. But some employees’ performance problems are beyond solving. To terminate problem employees, you’ll need to build a litigation-proof case of documented performance issues and disciplinary actions that were taken quickly and correctly.

This interactive, virtual course provides the guidance you need to handle discipline and terminations with greater skill and confidence, preserving your credibility and knowing you’ve covered all the legal bases.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Getting to the root cause of performance problems
  • Using performance intervention to try to turn things around
  • Keeping discipline and termination sessions legal
  • Coping with the emotions that accompany employee termination
  • Maintaining team morale after a termination

WORKSHOP AGENDA

Program time: 3 hours

Session 1: Getting to the Root Cause of Performance Problems

  • List the reasons why employees may not be performing up to standards
  • Recognize and address the source of performance problems
  • Determine if you’re contributing to the problem
  • Consider the legal ramifications of every performance-related choice you make
  • Assess underlying issues that could harm team morale and productivity

Session 2: Using Performance Intervention to Try to Turn Things Around

  • Perform early intervention with off-track employees
  • Conduct effective performance-intervention sessions
  • Avoid communication breakdowns that can escalate problem situations
  • Know when to move from coaching to counseling to disciplining

Session 3: Keeping Discipline and Termination Sessions Legal

  • Lead effective and legally sound discipline sessions
  • Determine whether termination is the best course of action.
  • Build a litigation-proof case of documented performance issues and disciplinary actions
  • Minimize negative repercussions after a termination

Who Should Attend

HR Personnel, Managers, Supervisors

Additional Information

Training Provider: SkillPath Seminars

Course Topics: HR Management Training > Interviewing/Recruiting Skills

Training Course Summary: This interactive, virtual course provides the guidance you need to handle discipline and terminations with greater skill and confidence, preserving your credibility and knowing you’ve covered all the legal bases.

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