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Use our Layoff & RIF Notification Script for a Better Transition Experience!

Downsizing, layoffs, and reductions in force (RIF) are tough for everyone involved. Being prepared is so important. There’s a lot on the line here.

Feelings, emotions, reputations, and livelihoods should all be treated with respect. Thinking back to meeting planning 101, this meeting should have structure, including a beginning, middle and end. A typical layoff meeting should have a manager and a HR representative present.

Our simple script for these notifications delves into not only this structure, but also the supporting explanations and details you should provide an employee getting notified. The script includes:

-Explanation of who should be giving the notification
-How to be empathetic towards employees going through this process
-What information to review in person, such as a severance agreement, outplacement services, 401K information
-How to end the conversation and see the employee out of the facility

Download our script for all of this information, and start experiencing successful & efficient notifications!


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