Submitted by adaptiman on
I've done a search on the website and through the podcasts for something on this topic. There is a reference in the "How to Resign" podcast series, but I haven't been able to find anything else.
I recently had a technical direct resign. Are there any resources on the site that would discuss details of giving my outgoing employee a list of transition file topics? I know that he should give me project statuses, but what else?
Great question, I ran into
Great question, I ran into the same issue last week. One of the most valuable things I had the direct do, was to update their job description in great detail
It turned into a 5 page document that listed virtually everything they did. Not just the typical high-level "Typical Duties and Responsibilities" bullet points, but included examples of the tasks. And current projects that tied-into those responsibilities. It gave the following benefits: