How to Wrap Up the Layoff Notification: Handling Emotional Reactions, Talent Risks, & Brand Impact

Part 2 of the "How to Conduct a Layoff, a Scripted Guide" Series

Missed part 1? Watch How to Begin the Layoff Notification: Delivering the News & Mitigating the Risks here.

The process is an emotional one for both parties, and one where a missed step or misspoken phrase can present both legal and brand risks.

Joyce DomijanCaroline VernonPart 2 of this webinar series, hosted by CareerArc’s Joyce Domijan, VP of Strategy & Program Development, and Caroline Vernon, Regional Director, covers how to manage the many scenarios that can play out from a layoff notification. We’ll look at how to address and contain employees’ emotional reactions, as well as how to limit the potential impact a layoff can have on your remaining workforce, your consumer brand, and your talent reputation.

Watch now to learn:

  • How to prepare for emotional reactions, tough questions, and brand backlash.
  • How to support the employees affected by the layoff, and retain those who remain.
  • How to mitigate post-layoff risks to your talent and brand, such as managing low employee morale, negative employer reviews, and more.

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About the presenters:

Joyce Domijan, VP of Strategy and Program Development at CareerArc has over twenty years of broad and successful human resource, training, and career development experience.

Caroline Vernon, Regional Director of Sales at CareerArc, has a diverse background in career management, talent development, executive leadership coaching & recruiting.

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