navigate your workforce decisions

Lessons from the GFC to help you navigate your workforce decisions History can teach invaluable lessons. As we again need to reshape our teams and are forced to reduce headcounts, it is worth reviewing what we have learnt from the past. Organisations forced to reduce headcount due to the Covid-19 disruptions need to do so…

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Alternatives to redundancy: four Rs of managing workforce

In Japan thereis a term called mottainai, which expresses regret when something good is wasted. Environmentalists, who follow the mottainai philosophy, look to the four Rs of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Repair in all aspects of life. In my outplacement work with organisations, I deal with another form of mottainai: a regret over the waste…

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Thinking outside the industry

If your organisation only provides career transition support in the form of outplacement services for employees once they have been made redundant, you and your employees are missing out. When it comes to outplacement services, there’s no such thing as too early. Your employees will need all the help they can get from career coaching…

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