Most employees can sense when change is coming, and if they don't hear about it from you, uncertainty will give way to fear, and speculation will give way to rumour. Before long, your employees will create their own narrative, trust
A redundancy should never be a quick decision; you need to start preparing weeks, if not months in advance to do it right and provide the support your redundant employees will need for a smooth transition. To help you prepare,
One of the most significant factors in how well an employee takes restructuring news and moves on from their redundancy is how you, their employer, handle the situation. When you handle it right and give your employee the compassion, respect
Workplace planning has long been defined as having the right people in the right position with the right capabilities at the right time, to help you grow and strengthen your company. But in the year of COVID-19, workplace planning for
If you do a Google search for 'outplacement providers', you will quickly discover hundreds of companies offering outplacement programs. But buyer beware, not all outplacement programs are created equal. In a sea of providers, how do you make sure you
With the economic impacts of COVID-19 being felt across the country, more businesses are resorting to restructure and redundancy to survive the downturn. As a result, HR managers and teams are finding themselves in the increasingly challenging position of transitioning
With the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression upon us, redundancy is a sad inevitability of COVID-19. No one enjoys making employees redundant, but in the middle of a pandemic when the job market is competitive, and many families
While the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has now concluded, the revelations of decisions made and actions taken to pursue short term profit at the expense of honesty, remain front of mind.
We are reaching a critical turning point in the workforce. Baby Boomers – the 5.5 million Australians born between 1946 and 1965 – are at or approaching retirement age. And the question on many employers’ lips is "How do I successfully transition my ageing workforce into retirement?"
Retirement can be one of the most anticipated and life-changing life events in a person’s life. But while many people look forward to retirement at different times in their life, when the time comes it can impact them in ways they never considered.