Over the weekend, a close friend of mine who lives in Washington D.C. was telling me about an article in the Sunday’s Washington Post. The title of the article is, “The Art of Letting Employees Go”. It takes an inside look at an outplacement firm and even pulls back the curtain for us to examine some of it’s vice presidents, Kim Hall’s, daily duties.
According to the article …“[the firm]…coaches businesses on how to execute mass downsizings and often visits companies on the designated day to help coordinate a layoff. Then… [it]… speaks to the newly unemployed within 30 minutes of their dismissal and