TCF668: Contractor Q&A: “Should I Fire My Employee If He Isn’t Improving?”

Tom and Dan answer a question from Dominic, who is concerned about letting an employee go. The employee has been working with Dominic for two years, but his skills have not improved, and he has suffered an injury. He wants to know if it is better to let the employee go or to keep spending money on him.

In this episode, we talk about… 

  • In addition to an employee problem, there’s probably a leadership or training issue
  • Wasting money on inefficiencies and callbacks is never a good idea
  • You hired the wrong person — be selective about who you’re hiring
  • Have non-negotiables of what it takes to be part of your team
  • Set expectations for new hires


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