How would you fire someone?

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Interviewer: How would you fire someone?

Jon: I would tell them in person in a direct way. I do not think that it is a situation that you want to draw out. It is better to tell the person right away and then explain the reasons why.

Interviewer: And what would you do if the person got upset?

Jon: I would just listen to them. Getting fired is hard on people, and many people would react angrily or become depressed. In these kinds of situations, it is best to avoid talking too much. It is better to listen intently to the other person. Also, if possible I would try to cheer them up or offer them any help that I could.

Interviewer: Have you ever fired anybody before?

Jon: No, I have not.

Interviewer: How would you feel about doing it?

Jon: It is not something that I would be excited about, but I would do it if I had to. It is a part of business.

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