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Alnwickdote No 14 - Never dismissing too lightly?

Some of the best training provided for all kinds of interview skills is given by John Cleese of Monty Python fame.  The Chief Executive mentioned below did not have the benefit of this.

If there has been one constant over the years in my career at home and abroad, it has been to be called upon to handle or advise on dismissing people from their jobs.  It is not an enviable task.  It always has to be done properly in accordance with due justice.  And people like me can’t forget any of the cases, usually because of the sadness and failure that surrounds them.

Sometimes though you can’t help wondering and laughing….