Employment Termination Best Practices for HR Executives

The simplest and safest way to terminate an employee at any time.
People & Culture / Termination / Legal / Contracts

HR Employee Termination Execsense

Format 60 Minute Lesson
Chapters 7
Skill Level New to Topic
Audience HR Executive
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Course Description

In this lesson, ExecSense and expert, Kelly Ryan (Owner – The Ryan Law Firm), examine how to progress through employee contract terminations in the best interests of your company. Learn how to make this unpleasant process go smoothly while protecting yourself from litigation.

In this 60-minute session, you will learn:

  • What steps to take when assessing the need for employment termination: analyzing the facts, preparing for the event with a checklist, and acting swiftly, decisively, and effectively
  • A step-by-step system that will help you recognize when an employee should or should not be terminated, and the potential legal ramifications that agreements and protected class distinctions pose
  • How to plan for a termination meeting by developing a checklist, identifying company property, analyzing confidentiality and trade secret implications, terminating access to electronics, and squaring away employee entitlements
  • A comprehensive list of post-termination activities that can ensure a smoother transition and mitigate professional disruptions
  • The most important tips and strategies that HR Executives can employ to protect their company from potential risk, both legal and otherwise, when going through the employee termination process

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Kelly Ryan
Owner, The Ryan Law Firm
Human Resources & Immigration Law

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Kelly has practiced US immigration and naturalization law exclusively since 2007. She has represented clients in matters with US Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Department of State and the Tenth Circuit.

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The Colorado Supreme Court and the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network have recognized Kelly for her dedication to pro bono services. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Kelly earned her juris doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She has bachelors’ degrees in Spanish and International Relations with Latin America, as well as certificates in International Agriculture and Global Studies from the University of Georgia. Her studies and interest in other cultures took her to Argentina, Cuba and Costa Rica. She is fluent in Spanish.

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