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The ‘Amputation’ vs ‘Soft Gloves’ Approach to Layoffs. Which is Better?

We are experiencing an unprecedented time in our history as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on all of us personally and professionally. More than 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance since the country declared a national state of emergency in mid-March. Those who are still employed have seen the world of work change overnight. Each of us is forced to function in new and dramatically different ways professionally and personally. One of the biggest topics of discussion in HR circles is how to manage layoffs effectively in a virtual world. This discussion brings many moral, ethical and legal questions to the forefront.

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6 Keys to Managing a Virtual Layoff

We are experiencing an unprecedented time in our history as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on all of us personally and professionally. More than 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance since the country declared a national state of emergency in mid-March. Those who are still employed have seen the world of work change overnight. Each of us is forced to function in new and dramatically different ways professionally and personally. One of the biggest topics of discussion in HR circles is how to manage layoffs effectively in a virtual world. This discussion brings many moral, ethical and legal questions to the forefront.

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