Talking To Your Team After Letting Someone Go

1. No Early Warnings
2. Address It Immediately
3. Be Clear And Concise
4. Open Your Door
5. Conclusion

Letting a team member go is hard, no matter how much you plan for it. For the rest of the team that remains, the conversation can be ever harder, because you need to let them know that someone they’ve been working with is no longer a part of the team, and they might not agree with that decision. It can be a very emotional time and you want to prevent any gossip or theories from forming with as much open and honest communication as possible.

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