Minimize the Emotional Impact of Firing an employee One of the hardest things to do as a manager is to tell an employee he’s fired. Here are three tips for handling this gut-wrenching situation: Bring answers. When a person is let go, he’s likely to have a lot of questions and concerns. Come prepared to address his logistical questions, such as when his last day is, how his peers will be notified, etc. Listen, don’t react. Losing a job can…