Monthly Archives: August 2009

How to Layoff Employees


Canadian Business magazine contacted Vancouver-based Clear HR Consulting to provide human resources expertise on how to layoff employees with dignity and respect for their September 14, 2009 issue. For more information on how to layoff employees, please view our newsletters on Creative Alternatives to Layoffs and How to Handle Layoffs Effectively.   Copyright 2009 Clear [...]

How to Layoff Employees2019-07-30T19:29:29-04:00

How to Make Vacation Time Work for Employees


Phil is checking his work email on his Blackberry while on the beach in Cancun. He's actively ignoring everything going on around him, afraid to see his spouse glaring at him for the umpteenth time in seven days. He's spent most of their vacation checking work stuff instead of spending time with his family. The [...]

How to Make Vacation Time Work for Employees2009-08-18T18:48:40-04:00

Cost of Layoffs Often Underestimated


Geoff Howard's recent column in the Business in Vancouver newspaper regarding the costs of layoffs highlights some critical points companies need to consider when deciding whether to layoff staff to deal with difficult economic times. According to Ian Cook, director of research with BC HRMA, companies that cut costs through pay freezes or cuts, and [...]

Cost of Layoffs Often Underestimated2019-07-30T19:28:14-04:00