An exit interview is the final meeting with a resigning or terminated employee. Usually conducted by the HR team, managers are also encouraged to speak to the leaving employee. This is because exit interviews can bring to light some latent issues that are bothering the team. With timely interventions, managers and the HR team can take steps to counter the issues and avoid high turnover rates in the team.
For the exiting employee to give honest feedback, it is important to foster trust with them. They should be able to help you identify issues. Ask for their suggestions if need be, and assure that the issue will be taken care of.
Here are some ways in which you can conduct exit interviews:
Exit interviews are the last conversation the employees would have with the company. It is important to companies because it gives you a chance to reaffirm your principles and fix problems if any. Here are some tips to conduct exit interviews:
What prompted you to look for a new job?
What is the one thing you like about the company is treating their employees?
What is the one thing you would like the company to change when it comes to employee management?
Are there any suggestions to improve or fix the problems that prompted you to leave?
Are there any ideas or plans that you’d have liked to be implemented while you were working with the company?
How has your relationship with the manager been?
Do you have any feedback or suggestions on our employee orientation program?
Any advice for the person who’d be taking up your role?
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