Should You Quit Before a Layoff?

Evil HR Lady

If the person you call doesn’t know about it, ask to speak to the person coordinating the layoffs. The post Should You Quit Before a Layoff? I’ve worked as a branch manager at a large bank for ten years.

2020 232

Airbnb’s CEO Shows All Businesses How to Conduct Layoffs

Evil HR Lady

The Covid-19 shutdowns have struck the travel industry, and so it’s no surprise that Airbnb needs to layoff workers. He released a letter to Airbnb staff , explaining the layoff. Sometimes, you need to do a layoff even when the overall health of the company is excellent, but you need to take a different turn. To keep reading, click here: Airbnb’s CEO Shows All Businesses How to Conduct Layoffs.

2020 166

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3 Benefits Of Working A Temporary Job Following A Layoff

Career Realism

Once the shock of a layoff begins to wear off, an impacted employee has to make a host of important decisions. However, to fill the gap of time between a layoff and finding a new full-time job in your desired industry, it may be necessary to work a temporary or part-time job. Beyond working in a different industry, the time after a layoff could also be an opportunity to try out freelance work or build your own job around a hobby that you're passionate about.

2020 62

How To Successfully Change Careers After A Layoff

Career Realism

A career change should not be an impulse decision or strictly driven by the trauma of a layoff. Career advice Career help Career happiness Career development Career change tips Career changer Networking Self assessent Changing industries Job search Job interview Job search strategy Career change Layoffs 2020 Laid off Layoff What do to after a layoff Changing careers after a layoff Coronavirus causing layoffs Coronavirus Coronavirus effects Covid-19 Layoffs

2020 59

The Coronavirus Has Been Devastating for Some Companies. 6 Questions to Ask Before You Consider Layoffs

Evil HR Lady

I’m talking about layoffs. Layoffs are expensive and they are only getting more costly. 6 Questions to Ask Before You Consider Layoffs. 6 Questions to Ask Before You Consider Layoffs appeared first on Evil HR Lady With Coronavirus now a pandemic, it’s safe to say your company can expect interruptions if it hasn’t already felt them.

2020 151

Chesky at Airbnb and the Process for Mapping and Communicating a Layoff.

The HR Capitalist

My friend and colleague Patrick Lynch at CMP did a post over the weekend on the recent layoffs at Airbnb, covering a letter that founder and CEO Brian Chesky sent out to employees covering the move to layoff 25% of the workforce at the hospitality sector giant. Of special note to me in Chesky's letter was Airbnb's process for working through the what, when, how and who of the layoff process. We're stripping this thing back to the base with these layoffs.

2020 95

Furloughs/Layoffs During COVID-19: Best Delivered Via Video or an Analog Call?

The HR Capitalist

The gist of that post is as follows - a LOT of companies over the last two weeks have communicated bad news (personal news of impact due to furlough/layoff) to groups of employees at the same time, which is about as far from a best practice as you can get. I've got a post up at Fistful of Talent this morning called How S**T Got Sideways as Companies Furloughed/Laid Off People in the COVID-19 Meltdown.

2020 97

If I Refuse a 20 Percent Pay Cut, Is it a Resignation or Termination?

Evil HR Lady

It’s not like you can do a tricky thing where you just fail to accept and they terminate and now it’s a layoff rather than a resignation and you are eligible for unemployment! I would appreciate some advice for my particular case.

2020 262

“At Work, Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth”

Sklover Working Wisdom

February arrived with its own “surprise”: Jordan received an email advising him that he had again been “selected,” this time for layoff as a result of the Covid pandemic. 2020, Alan L. “If you’re not careful, the bow on a gift box can strangle you.”. – Unknown.

2020 151

HR Generalists (at all levels) Win By Adding Specialist Learning Paths to their Portfolio.

The HR Capitalist

So here we are - 2020. Headcount has shrunk in many HR functions as furloughs and layoffs have occurred, and as a result the market is placing a premium on Generalist skills.

2020 111

How to Walk Away from Something That Isn’t Working for You

Ms. Career Girl

The company did well enough, but it had a major downsizing, which led to a layoff (another FAILURE), which led to a career change. From a young age we are taught to, “Finish what you start.” Keep your eye on the prize.” And, “clean your plate.” What happens when your desires change mid-creation, mid-race or, horror of horrors – mid-meal? Do you stay because, “Well, I’ve put this much time into it, might as well finish it,” or some version of this?

2020 186

HR Leaders Are Increasingly Turning to Generalist Over Specialists (Best Hire Ever Podcast)

The HR Capitalist

We've had our share of it in the business world in 2020, right? Like you, I have a lot of friends who have faced furloughs, layoffs, etc - both inside and outside of HR. Change. It has hit everyone hard without question, but HR leaders and pros have been hit as hard as anyone.

2020 111

How Recent College Grads Can Find A Job Despite Mass Layoffs

Career Realism

When times are tough, mass layoffs happen in almost every industry. Here are three things recent college graduates should do to find a job despite mass layoffs: 1. If you want to land yourself an interview while layoffs are happening left and right, the key is to write a disruptive cover letter. Consider An Unpaid Internship Even when there aren't mass layoffs going on, getting an internship after you graduate from college can be a very strategic move for your career.

2020 50

So What Does Hiring Look Like Now?

Evil HR Lady

Despite the staggering increase in layoffs over the past couple of months, some companies are still hiring. Amazon, for example, has hired more than 100,000 employees in four weeks and has plans to hire 75,000 more.

2020 179

I Got Fired in My Dream Last Night, and My Dream Boss Did It Wrong

Evil HR Lady

This termination was a clear layoff–as stated by the consultant–it was due to a business decision and affected everyone at my imaginary level. For a layoff, you don’t need to pack up and ship their stuff. Do you have stress dreams? They used to be that it was the end of the semester and I’d forgotten about a class and now I was going to flunk it. Or, I couldn’t remember my locker combination.

2020 181

2 in 5 College Grads Fear for Their Careers Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Ms. Career Girl

Graduates will not only be competing against other recent grads but also those who are looking for reemployment after a layoff or furlough. Coronavirus-related layoffs have become a regular occurrence, and it seems that no one is immune. The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19 more specifically, has affected the workforce in myriad ways. Workers are having to adjust to the new normal, from fully remote workdays to balancing their schedule with those of family members and housemates.

2020 116

The World Needs More Businesses that Call Bull * on Ageism.

The HR Capitalist

Don't sit in the back and hope that a layoff doesn't happen to you. In today's cancel culture, it has never been easier to be accused of discrimination, and never been more important to watch what you say. . But there's one big group that no one really cares if you make fun of, treat poorly or generally ignore and at times, show bias towards. OLD PEOPLE. Look around.

2020 131

How to Lay Off Employees When Everyone Is Remote

Evil HR Lady

With stores shut and parties canceled, layoffs make complete sense. Layoffs should be done face to face , and the employee’s direct manager should be the person to deliver the bad news. How do you layoff when employees are already home? Rent the Runway laid off all of its brick and mortar staff. But, they reportedly did it via Zoom. Is that acceptable? In the pre-social distancing rules, the answer to that would be a resounding no.

2020 149

How To Network During Coronavirus

Career Realism

Career advice Podcasts Best podcasts to listen to 2020 Coronavirus Coronavirus effects Coronavirus causing layoffs Networking advice Networking tips Networking strategy Networking on linkedin NetworkingWhether you've been laid off, or are afraid you might be, you need to be prepared. If you want to find a new job you MUST build a networking strategy.

2020 58

5 Skills That Will Be In Demand After COVID-19

Career Realism

Career advice Podcasts Best podcasts to listen to 2020 Coronavirus Coronavirus effects Coronavirus causing layoffs What to do if you can't pay your mortgage What to do if you get laid off What to do if you lose your job Can't pay my mortgageOnce companies start hiring again after COVID-19, there will be a LOT of competition for jobs. There will be people with the same experience, same degrees, and same hard skills competing for the same job.

2020 56

THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: e17 – Crocs and Compensation Strategy in a COVID World.

The HR Capitalist

KD discusses the strategy the CEO took for their layoffs and how they went about it. . KD and Tim laugh at the potential new plans for social distancing for the 2020 major league baseball season. . In episode 17 of The HR Famous Podcast , long-time HR leaders (and friends) Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett come together to discuss Crocs, compensation strategy, Facebook’s new location based salary adjustments, and the return of the MLB.

2020 95

When Employees Want COVID Unemployment Over a Job at Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

who requested that her last name remain private, said she initially felt relieved when she was spared from layoffs at the public-relations firm where she worked in New York City and instead given a pay cut. At some point, the benefits run out and we are likely still in a recession with employment levels significantly lower than what we knew before March 2020.

2020 104

How ‘Workshares’ Can Help You Keep Employees on the Payroll

Evil HR Lady

The gut answer a layoff. Most jobs cannot be done exclusively at home. Essential employees who cannot work at home need to go into work, but what can you do for your non-essential employees who can’t do their jobs from home? Or even, what happens when there just isn’t enough work or enough revenue to pay people–even if they can work from home? If there isn’t enough work, you can terminate employees.

COVID Economy: There's Probably Some Big WARN Notices On The Way.

The HR Capitalist

We're in a recession, and while the layoffs and furloughs have occurred, the federal government acted quickly and provided job-saving stimulus in the way of the Payroll Protection Act (for small businesses) and stimulus for entire industries like Airlines, Healthcare and more. As these protection periods end, we're looking at a lot of big company/big organization moves to potentially layoff tens of thousands of workers. Our economy during the COVID crisis has been a strange beast.

2020 85

Time on Your Hands? – Get Valued Credentials Online

Sklover Working Wisdom

No, not at all, but it is the first thing that is likely to get you the interviews, the “call backs,” and the label “a real keeper” when either hiring is underway, or layoffs are under consideration. as many now have due to the coronavirus “social distancing” furloughs and layoffs. 2020, Alan L. To Our Readers: At this difficult time, we are not focusing all of our energies on the great difficulties presented to us by the coronavirus.

2020 100

How the Employee Relations Job Function is Changing: A Look at the HR Acuity Benchmark Study

Evil HR Lady

The study highlights what else ER employees have to do in addition to managing new rules and regulations, conducting furloughs and layoffs and working to rehire people. Just what does the employee relations department do all day? This is the type of question that if you ask an ER person directly, it may result in a pointed glare or perhaps weeping as the employee relations expert sinks into a chair. It’s been a rough few months.

2020 124

Glassdoor Says I'm Worth 8K Per Year.

The HR Capitalist

I'd assume that's not going to improve with the COVID caused layoffs that just happened at the company (300 employees or 30% of the company let go). Damn you, Glassdoor! . Quit toying with me. I have enough s##t going on without you cratering my expected value. A couple of years ago we were recruiting software sales pros at Kinetix and SF was a target market.

2020 95

5 Skills That Will Be In Demand After COVID-19

Career Realism

Career advice Podcasts Best podcasts to listen to 2020 Coronavirus Coronavirus effects Coronavirus causing layoffs What to do if you can't pay your mortgage What to do if you get laid off What to do if you lose your job Can't pay my mortgageOnce companies start hiring again after COVID-19, there will be a LOT of competition for jobs. There will be people with the same experience, same degrees, and same hard skills competing for the same job.

2020 50

BEST BOSS EVER Podcast: e3 - Pat Lynch and the State of Outplacement During COVID-19

The HR Capitalist

Companies are trying their hardest to avoid layoffs. Welcome to Best Boss Ever , the podcast dedicated to helping you develop managers who build great teams. In this episode, Kris Dunn talks with Patrick Lynch , President of CMP’s Southeast Region, to talk about the current state of outplacement during COVID-19. Don't forget to subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts , Spotify or Google Play. Rate and Review if you like what you hear!

2020 95

How To Network During Coronavirus

Career Realism

Career advice Podcasts Best podcasts to listen to 2020 Coronavirus Coronavirus effects Coronavirus causing layoffs Networking advice Networking tips Networking strategy Networking on linkedin NetworkingWhether you've been laid off, or are afraid you might be, you need to be prepared. If you want to find a new job you MUST build a networking strategy.

2020 48

myCorona: The One Thing To Remember As a Manager of People on 3.20.20.

The HR Capitalist

We've yet to see it or hear it, but businesses impacted by decreasing revenues are likely to slow hiring and at times, impact employees through reduced schedules, unpaid leave and yes, layoffs. . Short post today, because there's a lot going on. What, just me? Seriously, though - what follows is all you need to remember and the biggest value I can provide for the good people that read this blog and are managers.

2020 97

How COVID-19 Impacts Workers Over 50

Career Realism

Career advice Podcasts Best podcasts to listen to 2020 Coronavirus Coronavirus effects Coronavirus causing layoffs Age discrimination at work Ageism How to find a job Age discriminationWere you laid off due to the COVID-19 crisis and are now worried about age discrimination? Or, are you concerned about keeping your job while competing against a younger generation? If so, you're not alone.

What To Do If You Can’t Pay Your Mortgage Due To Coronavirus

Career Realism

As layoffs continue in waves, many people are wondering how they'll make ends meet and manage their expenses. Career advice Podcasts Best podcasts to listen to 2020 Coronavirus Coronavirus effects Coronavirus causing layoffs What to do if you can't pay your mortgage What to do if you get laid off What to do if you lose your job Can't pay my mortgageOne of those expenses could be a mortgage. What should you do if you can no longer afford it?

2020 45

How COVID-19 Impacts Workers Over 50

Career Realism

Career advice Podcasts Best podcasts to listen to 2020 Coronavirus Coronavirus effects Coronavirus causing layoffs Age discrimination at work Ageism How to find a job Age discriminationWere you laid off due to the COVID-19 crisis and are now worried about age discrimination? Or, are you concerned about keeping your job while competing against a younger generation? If so, you're not alone.

can I ask my boss if layoffs are coming?

Ask a Manager

If significantly less students enroll, budgets may shrink and that may result in layoffs. When is it okay to start asking my supervisor about the possibility of layoffs? can I ask my boss if layoffs are coming? layoffs outsideA reader writes: I am an admin at a large public university that has gone fully remote.

2020 24

updates: the coworker pajama party, lying about layoffs, and more

Ask a Manager

updates: the coworker pajama party, lying about layoffs, and more was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. How do I shut down coworkers who demand an explanation for my occasional wheelchair?

2020 32

????? How To Keep In Touch Professionally With Your LinkedIn Connections

JobMob

Ask yourself this: if your company had a mass layoff (or worse ) tonight, which job will you want next? So I have 1,825 LinkedIn connection requests… and no way to batch approve or deny them… Cool cool cool cool… — Emma Bostian (@EmmaBostian) April 19, 2020. — Bradley Traynor (@bradleytraynor) April 23, 2020. — Kelly Vaughn (@kvlly) April 24, 2020. — Alex (@ohitsalexg) April 22, 2020.

2020 62

how do I manage my stress and stay (reasonably) positive in the face of impending layoffs?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My company recently announced that they’re looking at the possibility of significant layoffs in the reasonably near future (6-8 weeks). You may also like: we're being asked to choose our own pay cuts requiring people to be on time, advance warning of layoffs, and more managers pushing us to work harder while we wait to be laid off how do I manage my stress and stay (reasonably) positive in the face of impending layoffs? ask the readers layoffs the plague

2020 25

I won money on a game show, and my coworkers resent that I wasn’t laid off

Ask a Manager

The issue is that we just went through a pretty large round of layoffs, and I overheard two of my coworkers, Willow and Xander, gossiping about how unfair it is that Buffy was laid off but I wasn’t. A reader writes: Pre-pandemic, I was on a game show.

2020 41

3 Benefits Of Outplacement Services

Career Realism

The coronavirus pandemic has flipped businesses completely upside down in a matter of weeks, and many businesses have had to furlough or layoff employees just to survive. While sometimes unavoidable, the decision to layoff employees can be one of the toughest decisions a company has to make. It Will Help Morale At The Company When a company goes through layoffs, thoughts are naturally with the impacted employees. However, layoffs impact the entire company.

2020 47

Americans Feel Their Employers View Them As Disposable

Water Cooler Wisdom

If you’re an employee, being disposable is clearly not the ideal status as it makes you vulnerable to layoffs, consolidations, or random turns in your marketplace. A new DeVry University study conducted for Labor Day found that at a time when American workers should feel recognized and celebrated, more than a third felt their employers could take or leave them.

2020 46

I don’t know how to get past my toxic job

Ask a Manager

I knew that they had just hired a former colleague of my manager to the team (nobody on the team was aware they were hiring, we were just told someone new was starting in two weeks), so I questioned this hire in light of my layoff. Of course that was also on display during your layoff.

2020 42

updates: none of my coworkers have contacted me after my layoff, and more

Ask a Manager

None of my coworkers have contacted me after my layoff. I was the OP of the “none of my coworkers have contacted me after my layoff” post published 10/31/19. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. I appreciate it! Seeing that others went through the same experience was healing in itself.

2020 27