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Strategic Planning Checklist for a Staff Reduction

Establishing a solid plan for navigating a staff reduction – also known as a Reduction in Force (RIF) – will put your entire team at ease. If a layoff is unavoidable for your organization, this strategic…

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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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Layoff Planning Checklist for Managers

“You want me to do what?” This might be the first thought in the notifying manager’s mind when you inform them one of their team members will be laid off. A layoff planning checklist will…

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What are Outplacement Services?

Get Your Employee Layoff Guide Now 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…

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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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The SMART and Compassionate Guide to Reducing Your Staff

Reducing staff doesn’t have to be debilitating. Creating a plan that actually benefits your separated employees, remaining employees and your company while reducing staff is a completely attainable goal. By developing a SMART and compassionate…