Sometimes in life, things don’t work out. This includes jobs. From time to time, and often despite the best intentions from both yourself and your leader, an employment relationship may not work out and there may be a decision made to terminate your contract of employment. This can be a tough situation; however, as long as the process and decision made to terminate your contract is fair, reasonable and not unexpected, there is a way to manage yourself with dignity and professionalism and help you maintain relationships with your leader and team as you leave the business. To help you do this, we have developed a set of simple principles to help guide your thinking and behaviour on this issue: