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Offboarding: Know the 4 Value Drivers of Employee Alumni

How do you measure success in offboarding?  Savvy companies today approach offboarding in a “strategic, data-driven and flexible way” according to the Harvard Business Journal. “A well-managed offboarding process can turn employees into loyal alumni who…

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What are Outplacement Services?

As you consider what are outplacement services, you likely want to understand how they support your exiting employees and protect your organization. Outplacement services are offered to employees affected by involuntary separations. The need for…

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What is a RIF?

A reduction in force (RIF) is the permanent elimination of positions caused by changes in business strategy, budget cuts, mergers and acquisitions, or other unforeseen issues. Businesses consider which positions are no longer needed to…

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What is Outplacement? It’s the Right Thing To Do & Affordable

You’re asking, what is outplacement? It’s a program offered to exiting employees. It’s designed to help them move forward after job loss.  You may also be wondering: What is the cost? Who pays? What are…

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Where to Begin: 4 Steps to Consider when Making a Layoff

Making the decision to eliminate positions at your company is never easy. Whatever the reason – merging, downsizing, outsourcing – create a strategic plan that addresses your teams’ questions and aligns with your company’s values,…

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4 Signs of Layoff Survivor Syndrome

Get a Checklist on Leading Company Recovery Guilt. Anger. Anxiety. These are common emotions experienced by employees who survive a layoff and are experiencing survivor syndrome. I’ve been there five times in my career –…

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How a Reduction in Force (RIF) Effects Your Employer Brand

A reduction in force – and the benefits you offer separated employees – have a major effect on your employer brand. In our online world, company practices and corporate culture are on display for all…

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Save Your Brand after a RIF!

Your brand reputation is critical these days. As Dan Coffey, Outplacement Practice Leader at IMPACT Group, puts it, “Building an employment brand has become highly important in today’s economy. When an employee is deciding if…

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Severance Packages: Best Practices for Employee Exits

A severance package is the combined pay, services and benefits employers sometimes offer employees upon termination. HR leaders look at multiple factors when severing ties with employees and offering severance packages. It’s important to know…