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Exit Interviews

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  • Date:
    June 26, 2020
    Type:
    Benchmarking and Surveys (BETA)

    HR Metrics 2020: XpertHR Survey Report

    In this survey report, XpertHR explores HR metrics, including what metrics are analyzed, who does the analysis, and the software used for analysis. Additionally, this study covers how employers collect employee feedback, such as employee surveys.

  • Type:
    Policies and Documents

    Handle a Separation From Employment Checklist

    This checklist may be used to help an employer determine the necessary steps and proper process for a separation from employment, whether voluntary or involuntary.

  • Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    Voluntary Terminations: Federal

    Updated to include information on a Supreme Court decision that addresses the statute of limitations for filing claims of discrimination resulting in constructive discharge.

  • Type:
    Policies and Documents

    Prepare a Severance or Termination Agreement Checklist

    This checklist may be used to help an employer identify all the important points to address during the negotiation and drafting of a severance or termination agreement.

  • Type:
    Employee Handbooks

    Exit Interviews Handbook Statement: California

    California employers seeking to advise employees of the company's exit process should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Type:
    Supervisor Training

    Employee Termination - Supervisor Briefing

    This briefing for supervisors provides a protocol and best practices for employee termination, from the disciplinary process through to the post-termination period.

  • Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    Process of Termination: Federal

    This section helps HR professionals understand and comply with the federal requirements pertaining to the process of an employee termination. Guidance and best practices for the termination process are also addressed.

  • Type:
    Employee Handbooks

    Exit Interviews Handbook Statement

    Employers seeking to advise employees of the company's exit process should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Type:
    Policies and Documents

    Severance Agreement Form

    An employer may use this form to build or reach a severance or termination agreement with an outgoing employee when the employer is either contractually bound to provide severance or it determines that providing severance is in its best interests. Common scenarios in which employers elect to provide severance are when they desire a (mostly) clean break with an outgoing employee, they desire to maintain good relations with the outgoing employee or when the employer desires some protection from the outgoing employee against risks associated with litigation, competition or security.

  • Type:
    How To

    How to Prepare a Severance or Termination Agreement

    A severance or termination agreement is a very effective tool for an employer to use to make a mostly clean break with outgoing employees. However, there are important restrictions on the type of consideration employers can ask for as part of severance or termination agreements. This How to will help employers walk through the process of negotiating and drafting such an agreement and can be useful in protecting the company and ensuring the agreement is enforceable in a court of law.

About This Topic

HR guidance on the process of conducting exit interviews and considerations in preparing for the interview while being mindful of the employer's post-termination interests.