In our February question of the month, we asked our readers about their most common reasons for terminating an employee. Nearly 1,200 respondents weighed in, and the results were overwhelmingly conclusive.
With just shy of 62% of the vote, the top reason for terminating an employee was “poor work ethic.” Coming in at a distant second was “employee skill gaps” at 11%, followed by “poor cultural fit” at just over 5%. Only 4% of respondents said they typically don’t let employees go, but rather they leave voluntarily. Read More→