From the Publisher:
Every day on the job, you face common challenges. And you need immediate solutions to those challenges. The Pocket Mentor Series can help. Each book in the series is packed with handy tools, self-tests, and real-life examples to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and hone critical skills. Whether you?re at your desk, in a meeting, or on the road, these portable, concise guides enable you to tackle the daily demands of your work with speed, savvy, and effectiveness.||The latest volume in the series: Laying Off Employees||Implementing a layoff is one of the most difficult and painful challenges a manager can face. Handled skillfully and compassionately, a layoff can set your team--and your company--on a positive new path. But, when handled improperly, layoffs can have negative effects that impact morale, productivity and more.
|This volume provides managers with valuable advice proven strategies for laying off employees. In it, you'll learn how to:|- Make key decisions before, during, and after a layoff
- Communicate effectively with employees about a layoff
- Rebuild a dedicated, high-performing post-layoff team