HR Training | How to Manage Downsizing and Layoffs
Nov 13 2013
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mountain View, CA 94040
Business and economic conditions sometimes require downsizing and laying off a significant number of employees. No one likes to do this. But competitive pressures, weak markets for products and services, or the need to streamline operations for greater efficiency may leave an organization no other choice.
Downsizing and layoffs are difficult not only for you and the employees who lose their jobs but also for the survivors—the employees who remain after the layoff. Effective implementation of downsizing plans as well as successful recovery from layoffs depends in large part on your leadership and commitment to meet the challenges and overcome the obstacles that arise in the wake of downsizing and layoffs.
The main objective of this session is to provide you with the information and strategies you need to help navigate successfully through a period of downsizing and layoffs and the subsequent recovery and renewal of the organization.
By the time this session is over, you should be able to:
Recognize the full impact of downsizing and layoffs
Understand the legal implications
Help both laid-off workers and remaining employees cope with the situation
Rebuild your team to face new challenges and opportunities Workforce reduction policies and procedures The effects of downsizing and layoffs
How to minimize the negative impact of layoffs Why it’s important to focus on future plans and career development Choosing appropriate pre-employment tests How to redesign work and reorganize your department to meet future challenges
About the Presenter:
Bridget Baggett is the founder of Career innovations, a referral based executive search firm, located in Charlotte, North Carolina. She has partnered up with various organizations and implemented effective strategies to attract, motivate, and retain top performers. She has been recognized as an engaging public speaker that has led various workshops from universities to non-profits organizations. Bridget continues to provide high level customized webinars and training sessions that tackle the most challenging HR and Job Seeker issues. She is an expert in her industry and continues to assist organizations grow their leaders and helps develop a stronger workplace culture. She is currently a member of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Charlotte Area Society For Human Resources Management (CASHRM), Human Capital Institute (HCI),and The Institute for Human Resources (IHR). She currently holds a dual masters degree MBA/MHA with a concentration in Human Resources.