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Q&A: What words do I use in an employee termination‪?‬ POPS! The People Ops Podcast

    • Management

Having a conversation with an employee about why you’re letting them go is never fun. Sometimes it can even be difficult or challenging.
In this episode, Jill Shroyer, Founder and CEO of Expedition HR and best-selling author of the book Conquer Sticky Situations, shares helpful phrasing for when you need to let someone go. This five-step formula will give you the basics to handle any tough conversation. She also shares some tips to accommodate for the nuanced “what if” scenarios.
Additional Resources:
Order your copy of our book People Operations: Zenefits.com/pops-book Submit your People Ops questions: https://www.zenefits.com/workest/ask-a-question/ Check out Jill’s book, Conquer Sticky Situations: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1736213407 On this episode, you’ll hear:
[00:45] An overview of the steps [02:22] Tips to keep in mind [04:37] Sample employee termination script

Having a conversation with an employee about why you’re letting them go is never fun. Sometimes it can even be difficult or challenging.
In this episode, Jill Shroyer, Founder and CEO of Expedition HR and best-selling author of the book Conquer Sticky Situations, shares helpful phrasing for when you need to let someone go. This five-step formula will give you the basics to handle any tough conversation. She also shares some tips to accommodate for the nuanced “what if” scenarios.
Additional Resources:
Order your copy of our book People Operations: Zenefits.com/pops-book Submit your People Ops questions: https://www.zenefits.com/workest/ask-a-question/ Check out Jill’s book, Conquer Sticky Situations: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1736213407 On this episode, you’ll hear:
[00:45] An overview of the steps [02:22] Tips to keep in mind [04:37] Sample employee termination script

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