Regardless of the reason, dismissing an employee is a delicate and challenging task for managers and business leaders. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, employers face having to layoff workers either temporarily or permanently. Compassion must be met with professionalism, always. And good preparation can help reduce anxiety in a disheartening time for all parties involved.
Mike Bacchus, CEO of Optimum Talent, has provided some HR guidelines that can help you prepare for and carry out employee layoffs. While some advice will need adjustment to be sensitive to the current crisis, and to meet social distancing and self-isolation requirements, these resources can help you prepare for and execute employee dismissals.
Within the Manager’s Guide, you’ll find guidelines for:
Download the Manager’s Guide: Termination of Employment.
The Departure Day Guidelines include:
Download a copy of the Departure Day Guidelines.
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