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Ways to limit risk when making redundancies

Your organisation may have little choice at the moment but to reduce its workforce. Making redundancies brings a number of risks that should be identified and managed to minimise the potential for long-term damage.

3 stages of successful redundancy process

Three stages of a successful redundancy process

The process of deciding to make redundancies, complying with relevant legislation, managing the employee transition, maintaining workplace morale and retaining corporate reputation can be a difficult challenge.

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5 things to avoid when managing a redundancy process

When managing a redundancy process, take time to plan and implement the changes. Avoiding the mistakes made by high profile companies will limit damage to your organisation, exiting employees and remaining workforce.

Executive outplacement programs ideal for this senior man

Challenges of executive career transitions

Executives can face a highly competitive marketplace, limited opportunities and a job search lasting 12 months or longer. Executive outplacement programs are tailored to their needs, and offering them this type of support can ensure their career transition is successful.

Clock shows whether time reductions will avoid redundancies

Will time reductions avoid redundancies?

To avoid having to make people redundant, you may be considering time reductions to deal with the downturn. But across the board cuts in employees’ hours may not be the best solution for your organisation.

Company rebuilding after redundancies

Rebuilding after redundancies

In a restructure, decision-making should be guided by considerations such as impact, legal liability and fairness. Then you need to be strategic to retain the talent required for ongoing success.

Envelopes for strategic redundancies

Making strategic redundancies

Rather than a random cull, ensure your organisation’s redundancy process is strategic and above board. Employees should know they haven’t just drawn the short straw. Here are some tips to guide you in making strategic redundancies.

How to manage a redundancy meeting

Announcing news about organisational change and subsequent redundancies is an emotional process for all parties involved. If poorly managed, how you tell people their role is redundant can have long lasting impacts on individuals, remaining staff and the organisation as a whole.