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The Complete Manual for Layoffs

Ensure executive leadership and managers have the direction on best-practice tactics to effectively manage layoffs.

When the economy is negatively influenced by factors beyond any organization’s control, the impact can be felt almost immediately on the bottom line. This decline in revenue as a result of a weakening economy will force organizations to reconsider every dollar they spend.

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Critical Insight

  • The remote work environment many organizations find themselves in adds a layer of complexity to the already sensitive process of laying off employees.
  • Carrying out layoffs must be done while keeping personal contact as your first priority. That personal contact should be the basis for all subsequent communication with laid-off and remaining staff, even after layoffs have occurred.

Impact and Result

By following our process, we can provide your organization with the direction, tools, and best practices to lay off employees. This will need to be done with careful consideration into your organization’s short- and longer-term strategic goals.


The Complete Manual for Layoffs Research & Tools

1. Prepare for layoffs

Understand the most effective cost-cutting solutions and set layoff policies and guidelines.

2. Objectively identify employees

Develop an objective layoff selection method and plan for the transfer of essential responsibilities.

4. Meet with employees

Collaborate with necessary departments and deliver layoffs notices.

5. Monitor and manage departmental effectiveness

Plan communications for affected employee groups and monitor organizational performance.


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Amanda Mathieson

Jane Kouptsova

Rebecca Factor

Brittany Lutes

Tracy-Lynn Reid

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