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Protecting your employer brand while restructuring

Looking after your organisation during a restructure One of the key tasks for an organisation undergoing a change project is keeping its reputation intact. In today’s social media driven world, it takes just one angry tweet and a split second for an...
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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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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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When can uncertainty be used positively whilst managing organisational change?

It has always struck me as peculiar how we comfortably live with uncertainty every day - will I make it to work on time; what shall I have for lunch; will my presentation go well - and yet during times of organisational change we want to know...
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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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Leading through a restructure: Why narratives are so important

One of the single most important tasks for executives leading through a restructure is the creation of a compelling narrative for the new future. This narrative is essential when it comes to guiding both the behaviours of an organisation’s...
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