Are Your Employees Capable of Doing the Job?

Are Your Employees Capable of Doing the Job?

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Are Your Employees Capable of and Willing to Do the Job?

We find that for most employers, deciding whether or not to fire an employee is the toughest call they make. Often, we see our clients agonize over termination decisions, and rightfully so.

While a termination may be the best course for the company and ultimately the employee, this action will cause the employee initial pain and disrupt the organization in the short term.

It also has legal implications for the company. Employers should make the choice to terminate only after thoughtful consideration, but they should not drag out the decision. If an employee isn’t performing, an employer should first try to help him or her improve. However, if those efforts fail, the next step is to explore whether or the employee is…