A newsletter by the State Bar of Texas Law Practice Management Program
September 4, 2009
The Art of Hiring and Firing
By Barbara J. Garder, J.D.
HIRING – EMPHASIZE THE POSITIVE
Hiring well is a talent and firing effectively is a skill. If you hire well, you will have to engage your firing skill less frequently. Eagerness to fill an opening should not prevent you from performing a thorough consideration process to hire the best choice for your firm.
Following are some practical pointers regarding handling the hiring process and a variety of issues to consider prior to making the decision to terminate an employee’s employment...