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Looking after your management team during a restructure

Looking after your management team during a restructure It is important to keep your management team motivated and resilient throughout the organisational change process, as they play a crucial role in the success of the change. The management team...
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Looking after your team during an organisational change

It goes without saying that organisational change is a stressful time for all levels of the business. As a leader or HR professional, you are in a position to manage some of the stress that those around you may be experiencing as a result of an...
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8 ways to use optimism whilst leading through organisational change

Building enthusiasm and engagement in the workplace can be challenging, particularly during times of uncertainty and organisational change. Questions we hear from leaders and HR professionals during these difficult times include: How can I motivate...
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What is a Career Transition Program?

Employers typically engage Career Transition services to support affected individuals through retrenchments in a range of organisational change situations including downsizing, rightsizing and site shutdowns. Alternatively, individuals who are...
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Restructure Series: What happens to survivors after a restructure?

When organisations start to think about restructuring the business, often the need to nurture the remaining employees is forgotten. However, if people don’t feel valued, they won’t stick around. This can often be the impetus for pushing high...
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Restructure Series:  9 tips for choosing the best outplacement provider

Following an organisational restructure, there are many “audiences” watching how displaced people are treated and how they subsequently fare. Yet relatively few organisations handle the human element of restructures and redundancies well. However,...
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Restructure Series: 5 tips on retrenching employees with dignity

Many managers and HR professional say that retrenching an employee is one of the most difficult tasks that they have faced. These same people have also experienced the wider consequences of individuals or organisations handling terminations poorly.
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Restructure Series: 7 tips on communicating redundancies to employees

We live in an information age where restructures and redundancies become news headlines when handled incorrectly. We provide the following redundancy disaster stories and offer suggestions for alternative methods of communicating redundancies to...
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Restructure Series: How to manage a restructure for HR Professionals

Organisational change can be triggered by a host of different reasons, including acquisitions, mergers, divestments, downsizing, new business ventures, geographic and international growth (or retreat), restructuring, shifts in markets and services....
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