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preparing for workforce changes:
managing a layoff.

A #SmartTalkHR webinar with Lindsay Witcher

SmartTalkHR On-Demand Webinar

Organizations face challenges on multiple fronts from continuing economic fallout and the possibility of reductions in force (RIFs) is a growing reality as businesses exhaust other options such internal mobility programs and redeployment initiatives.

Unfortunately, many companies are not prepared for such an event, which risks both employees’ well-being and an organization’s brand.

With so much at stake, learn how to brave the challenges well by joining Lindsay Witcher, VP of Global Practice Strategy and Solutions at Randstad RiseSmart, as she walks through the best practices for a RIF and explains how to protect your people and your reputation.

Topics covered include:

    • creative alternatives to consider before a RIF
    • the value of outplacement and the services available
    • approaches that will safeguard company reputation
    • key steps for planning, communicating and managing a RIF
    • preparing managers to deliver the news and handle emotions around layoffs
    • best practices for managing ‘day-of’ notification events, including virtual notifications
    • the impact of outplacement on remaining employees and future hires

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Lindsay Witcher, VP, Global Practice Strategy & Solutions, Randstad RiseSmart

As a member of RiseSmart's leadership team, Lindsay guides the development of global solutions that empower talent leaders to successfully manage mobility within their organizations. She focuses on creating customer-centric solutions and innovations that solve for complex talent challenges and create optimal employee and alumni experiences.

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