Hiring and Firing: How To Do It Right

CEOs at Demofall 2007 share sage advice on hiring and firing employees.

CEOs explain that you should replace an employee as soon as you acknowledge an issue (because, at that point, it is already too late), make a termination quick and humane, have a conversation with employee about why they arent a strong fit for the position ASAP, and, proactively, hire and/or recruit the right people in the first place.

What advice did the last CEO give regarding firing an employee? What does one CEO mean when he says an employee is not a good fit culturally?