Original Article: PDF OnlyCoping with employee departuresUmiker, William M.D.Author Information Adjunct Professor of Clinical Pathology, Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania Health Care Supervisor: December 1993 - Volume 12 - Issue 2 - p 50-56 Buy Abstract Resignations should be treated as minicrises. The highly structured procedure for handling employee exits described in this article can be effective in reducing employee turnover problems. Employees are recipients of your supervisory service, and therefore are your clients and should be treated as such. Suggestions are offered for maintaining staff efficiency during transitions and for conducting effective exit interviews © Williams & Wilkins 1993. All Rights Reserved.