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Compassionate layoffs in a crisis: The unique challenges of our current moment

How the role of People leaders making layoffs changes in this global crisis, and the four challenges you’ll face


As a direct result of the economic crisis, many companies are facing the choice to lay off valued members of their team in large numbers. We identified the key strategies for easing the burden on those you lay off and keeping their teams strong long after this moment.

    This guide will:

  • Explain how the challenges inherent in layoffs are elevated during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Provide tactics for bringing empathy and emotion to layoffs
  • Approach a challenging topic from a realistic and human perspective