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Exit conversation

An exit interview is a conversation with a departing employee to understand their reasons for leaving and to gather valuable feedback about the organization, work processes, and culture. The goal is to understand why employees leave and identify any patterns that may indicate underlying problems within the organization.

During the interview, the employee is asked about their experiences within the organization, what they appreciated and what could be improved. This can provide insight into the organization's strengths and areas where changes are needed. It is important to promote an open and honest dialogue so that the employee feels comfortable sharing their true opinions. The feedback collected can be used to make improvements in work culture, management practices and other areas that impact employee retention.

A well-conducted exit interview can provide valuable information that helps improve the organization and reduce future turnover. It also shows that the organization values the opinions of its employees, even if they leave. It is important to carefully document and analyze the feedback, and take action on the findings where necessary.

What do you need to discuss?


  • Verzamel gegevens over de medewerker

  • Stel een lijst met vragen op

  • Plan een geschikt moment voor het gesprek


  • Bedank de medewerker voor hun bijdrage

  • Vraag naar redenen voor vertrek

  • Bespreek ervaringen met de organisatie

  • Vraag naar verbeterpunten voor de organisatie


  • Vat de belangrijkste punten samen

  • Bedank de medewerker voor hun feedback

  • Informeer over de verdere administratieve afhandeling

Do not forget:

  • Exitgesprek vragenlijst

  • Documentatie van feedback

  • Notitieblok of digitale notitietool

  • Lijst met zaken die de medewerker over dient te dragen

How do you follow up on this conversation?

  • Documenteer de feedback van het exitgesprek zorgvuldig.

  • Analyseer de feedback voor mogelijke verbeterpunten binnen de organisatie.

  • Deel relevante bevindingen met het managementteam.

  • Neem actie om de geïdentificeerde verbeterpunten te implementeren.

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