You’re Fired!

Four key reasons to fire your poor performers now

The old adage is still true — it’s about quality, not quantity. If it wasn’t, then Donald Trump wouldn’t have anyone to fire at the end of The Apprentice.

Keeping good employees is essential, especially with the baby-boom generation retiring en masse in a few years. Statistics show the demand for labour through to 2013 will exceed supply by 35 million jobs. The luxury of working on a “replacement basis” no longer exists, and you can’t expect to substitute one knowledge worker for another anymore.

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Source: Tim Rutledge, IQ Partners Inc., May 10, 2005.
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