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How To Lay Off Staff Without Making A Mess!

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Submitted by Eniola Martin Oru on Fri, 09/02/2016 - 00:31

Recently I had a colleague ask me for advice on how best to lay off their company staff. The situation surrounding the layoffs were quite fragile and she wanted to carry it out seamlessly. After our chat, I decided some notes I shared with her may be an interesting read for someone who may share the same experience.

At this time with our current economic challenges, companies have to do the dreaded “Down Sizing”.  For any HR person or C.E.O this process can be daunting, seeing you have to be responsible somewhat, for ending people’s current livelihood. 

Building Business Potential - The Strategy Map

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Submitted by Eniola Martin Oru on Fri, 09/02/2016 - 00:06

A business is simply an implemented idea.  A rounded business idea considers what product or service must be put out, how to supply optimally or render the service effectively(processes), what platforms the business must ride on for visibility (marketing and advertising) plus how to keep the business alive through sufficient funding(financial management). Another key aspect is to consider what people strategy can be employed to optimize your company resources; what ratio of employees should be placed in these different roles, and at what levels of engagement and experience. Yes!

Surviving De-motivation in the Workplace

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Submitted by Eniola Martin Oru on Sun, 08/28/2016 - 20:45

Yes! It’s a recession and it’s making things a whole lot harder for organizations. In an economic recession, it can be really tough to stay motivated. This can be true for both organizations and the individuals in it.

 The challenge is, If you stay de -motivated, both you and staff, there are less chances of  your organization coping through the recessions and staying on as things get better.