At some point in your managerial career, you will be faced with some very emotionally and mentally difficult situations. One of the hardest is firing an employee. Obviously, there would be fairly extreme circumstances in the lead up to this and potential processes and procedures that are required. This article deals with some of the soft skill aspects and planning you should consider when going into this type of discussion.
Manager’s the world over have shaken and scratched their heads over the newest generation to enter the workforce. The modern workplace has evolved and the importance of emotion over grit, balance over "grinding" and conditions over stability has changed the face of management a great deal. The biggest challenge amongst it all is the seemingly new problem of managing what could be argued as collectively the most privileged generation the world has seen. Where do we begin as managers to address this challenge? And, is it even a real problem we face?