In some point or another in your small business you will probably have to let an employee go. It will be because they are not working out, working hard enough or many other options. It will be hard, you know the person, their likes and dislikes, the names of their children but it has to be done.
When you come to the point that you have made the decision, then you have made the decision. It sounds simple and it is. If you have already weighed the options against one another and freeing up a position to find a person who is more suited to your business will help you continue to be successful in the future then they have to leave.
An article from Inc.com works through some of the safe practices to fire an employee when the time comes. There could be unforeseen problems when you choose to fire someone, so read the full article to see how you can go about the unfortunate task with what is best for your business.
Read the full article on Inc.com here.