Ch 7: Employee Separation

About This Chapter

Losing an employee for any reason can be one of the most difficult things a human resources manager has to deal with. This chapter discusses different ways an employee and employer might part ways.

Employee Separation - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Any number of causes and effects may result in the end of a working relationship between a company and their employee. The list of possible reasons can be staggering, and the set of lessons included in this chapter will discuss how a human resources manager reacts to different losses known as employee separation. Lessons contained in this chapter will answer the following:

  • How to reduce turnover and absenteeism
  • How to legally and fairly terminate an employee
  • What the different types of termination are and why they exist
  • Why an employee decides to end their working relationship with an employer

Absenteeism and Turnover in the Workplace: Definition and FactsUnderstand the how and why of employees not coming to work.
Terminating an Employee: Process & Best PracticesLearn how to go about letting an employee go without the legal trouble.
Types of Termination: Attrition, Layoffs, Resignation, Retirement & RIFAnalyze the impact that various types of separation have on a company.
Impulsive, Comparison, Pre-Planned & Conditional Reasons Employees QuitExplore the motivations behind an employee's decision to leave a company.

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