After watching the movie "Up in the Air" staring George Clooney, I was intrigued as to whether his "job" (hired to fire certain employees of other companies) was actually possible. His job as a termination consultant was to travel almost everyday to deliver the "bad news" to employees of certain companies which hired him to do so. In addition to his job would be offering separation packages to the employees. Upon researching in the web, I discovered this article which features both the movie and a brief explanation of how the process of outsourced termination is being done in real life.
Bringing 'Up in the Air' down to earth