“Fire Me and I Will Sue You.” Avoiding Costly People Mistakes


You have accepted that you made a hiring mistake when you hired Jason just over two years ago.

He is a smart inside salesperson but he complains about everything from the brand of his laptop to the location of the water bottles in the break room. It is impossible to discuss problems with him because he is hyper-sensitive to criticism and defensive. He puts you off whenever you ask for progress reports, blames co-workers when customers complain about an order, and always calls in “sick” on inventory day. You decided to use your “at-will” privilege to end this miserable employment … Read the rest