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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 Facts||Understand the how and why of employees not coming to work.|
|Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices||Learn how to go about letting an employee go without the legal trouble.|
|Types of Termination: Attrition, Layoffs, Resignation, Retirement & RIF||Analyze the impact that various types of separation have on a company.|
|Impulsive, Comparison, Pre-Planned & Conditional Reasons Employees Quit||Explore the motivations behind an employee's decision to leave a company.|
1. Absenteeism and Turnover in the Workplace: Definition & Effects
Employee absenteeism and turnover can be serious problems for organizations. In this lesson, you'll learn about absenteeism and turnover, their impact and what can be done to reduce their occurrence. A short quiz follows.
2. Terminating an Employee: Process & Best Practices
Learn about the several steps involved in the process of terminating an employee, as well as the best practices a manager can use to ensure a fair and legal separation of employment.
3. Types of Termination: Attrition, Layoffs, Resignation, Retirement & RIF
An organization's labor force is almost always in flux: sometimes employees need to be replaced and sometimes they don't. In this lesson, you'll learn about the different ways employment can be terminated. A short quiz follows the lesson.
4. Impulsive, Comparison, Pre-Planned & Conditional Reasons Employees Quit
Employee turnover is a reality of life for human resource management professionals. Sometimes turnover is voluntary; people just quit. In this lesson, you'll learn about different reasons employees quit. A short quiz follows the lesson.
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