Leading Through Downsizing – Layoff Notification and Survivor Communication Best Practices

MessageThis Webinar is over
Date Nov 5, 2018
Time ( 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm)
Cost $122.00
The manner in which layoff notifications are handled will have a direct impact on the entire organization, including both the people who learn that their positions no longer exist and the individuals who will be staying with your organization – the layoff survivors – as the company moves forward. This is why it’s critical to provide training for everyone who will be involved in the notification process.

Learning Objectives:
  • How to effectively and appropriately structure layoff notification conversations.
  • How a reduction in workforce will impact worker who are staying with the company (the layoff survivors)
  • How to communicate and lead effectively through a reduction in workforce and beyond
Areas Covered in the Session :
  • Keys to effective leadership leading up to, during and following layoff notifications
  • Timing, content and delivery considerations for effective and respectful layoff notification conversations
  • Example “best practice” notification conversation
  • What to expect in terms of responses, questions and reactions from affected workers
  • Managerial considerations regarding layoff survivor emotions, morale, productivity and team structure
  • Taking care of yourself during what is sure to be a turbulent time in the organization

Who Should Attend:
  • HR professionals
  • Talent management professionals
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Outplacement professionals
  • Risk management professionals
  • Organizational Development (OD) professionals
  • Business owners
  • Executives


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