Of all the ways of firing – calling to tell you are fired comes of as highly annoying and shocking.
Carol Bartz – now the former CEO of Yahoo claims to be fired over phone comes to us as a shocker indeed. Over phone – come on! Someone who probably spent most of her waking hours working to get the company up and running, (it is a different matter on the level of success) is being let go in such an apathetic way — sure enough this could have been avoided.
It is certianly not in the best practices for any company to fire over phone. The next time you are looking for ways to fire first read these tips to make the process much saner and civic:
- Entrepreneur.com – The Right Way to Fire Someone
- USNews.com – How to Fire Someone
- BNet.com – How to Fire the Employee Who’s Holding You Back