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Monday, 26 October 2020 11:30

Fighting Fire With Snow

Colorado is burning.  This year, our state has experienced its three largest wildfires in recorded history, with two of those fires still active as of this writing.  Last week, one of the wildfires grew 100,000 acres overnight.  Towns were evacuated.  National Parks were closed.  Houses were lost.  People died.  

Published in Employee Performance
Friday, 29 July 2016 12:27

How To Fire An Employee – Part II

Last week I talked about how to terminate an employee in my blog How To Fire An Employee.  This week, I want to cover the logistical steps to take after you have had the termination conversation with the employee.

Published in Management
Monday, 29 August 2016 12:20

How To Document Employee Performance Problems

Many times when managers come to HR professionals and say they want to terminate an employee, HR asks if they have any documentation about the issue.  That is typically when management rolls their eyes and grumbles something under their breath about HR being difficult and always saying “no”.

Published in HR Consulting
Thursday, 22 December 2016 10:55

Holiday Party or HR Nightmare?

“It’s just a party where our staff can let their hair down! Don’t take it so seriously! The hot tub will be fine.”

Not long ago that was the holiday party sentiment. Companies wanted a festive atmosphere where the employees and management could get together socially and enjoy each other.

Published in HR Consulting