Contents tagged with Exit Interviews
I am frequently contacted by employers who have queries about how to deal with outgoing employees, particularly if it’s a member of a management team. I have created a short guide to help you deal with the issues that could arise with an exiting employee:
1. Exit interview: meetings can be organised with the outgoing employee to discover reasons for the resignation, the resignation may not always be related to the operations of your business but independent issues like salary or working hours. The exiting employee may also be helpful enough to provide you with helpful feedback in relation to your processes.
2. Garden leave: garden leave can only be imposed if there is a provision set for it in their employment contract. When employees have access to confidential … more
Clients frequently ring me up and ask me how they should handle an outgoing employee, particularly if it is a member of their management team. Here are some simple tips in respect to dealing with exiting employees while protecting your business:
1. Exit interview: Arrange a meeting with the outgoing employee to ascertain why your employee is leaving, sometimes it will have nothing to do with how you run your business but everything to do with salary. Having said that sometimes an employee (as they will have nothing to lose) may provide you with constructive criticism which may help you retain employees in the future (providing you implement their recommendations).
2. Garden leave: you can only place an employee on garden leave if there is a provision for it in their employment contract. … more