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Strategic Planning Checklist for a Staff Reduction
Establishing a solid plan for navigating a staff reduction – also known as a Reduction in Force (RIF) – will put your entire team at ease. If a layoff is unavoidable for your organization, this strategic planning checklist is for you.
Regardless of how agile your company typically is, you need specific strategies to ensure your downsizing is as seamless – and trauma-free – as possible. From decision makers to remaining employees, the staff reduction will affect everyone at your organization.
Our detailed staff reduction checklist will help you prepare for the four phases of downsizing:
1. Making the Decision
2. Planning and Preparation
3. Managing Notification Day
4. Leading Company Recovery
Start planning a layoff that benefits your company and the exiting employee with our checklist now.
Move Through Your Staff Reduction with a Strategic Partner
Establishing a solid plan for navigating a reduction in force reduces risk and stress during a very difficult time. As you evaluate your company’s mission, future direction and business reasons for reducing your workforce, our RIF Checklist creates a clear path toward success for your company. Our strategic and thorough project management provides a seamless process to align with your goals and put your entire team at ease. Learn more about our Strategic Planning program here.