Articles and News

  • 23.11.2019

    Get it Right: How to Announce Redundancies

    Announcing news about any organisational restructure or change resulting in redundancies is never going to be straightforward or easy. Managing the process can and will leave a long-lasting impact on those leaving, those left behind and the organisation as a whole. If you are an HR professional or Director or Manager and you have to break the news to staff, it's pivotal that you communicate positively and effectively. Announcing news about any organisational restructure or change resulting in redundancies is never going to be straightforward or easy. Managing the process can and will leave a long-lasting impact on those leaving, those left behind and the organisation as a whole. If you are an HR professional or Director or Manager and you have to break the news to staff, it's pivotal that you communicate positively and effectively.

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  • 07.11.2019

    Support Your Leavers: Increase The Uptake Of Career Transition Services

    Losing your job can be tough. We know that downsizing is usually a critical period for the whole organisation. But how can the company engage with leavers more to soften the blow? In this first article we look at how the outplacement process can be sped up, what this involves and how this will benefit the departing employees.

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  • 21.10.2019

    Easing The Negotiation Of Settlement Agreements

    Settlement agreements (or compromise agreements as they used to be called) commonly occur when there is some kind of dispute between the employer and an employee.

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  • 09.10.2019

    Reframing HR's Redundancy Guilt

    Feedback from HR professionals in Dynami’s recent research is that they commonly feel overwhelming guilt about people losing their jobs through redundancy. This is a natural reaction. Guilt is what is psychologists might call a “pro-social” emotion that helps us to maintain good relationships with others.

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  • 30.09.2019

    The Business Case for Outplacement

    Love or hate the word or perhaps you’ve never heard of it? Outplacement is a programme, (usually) paid for by an employer who is implementing a redundancy programme, which supports the employees who are being displaced. It is a term familiar to HR professionals and possibly familiar to employees who have been through redundancy and were offered this form of support from their organisations.

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  • 12.08.2019

    Harness Your Habits to Cope Through Times of Change

    Learn how creating good habits and replacing bad habits can help you cope with change and progress towards achieving your goals.

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  • 02.07.2019

    Park Your Emotions: Getting Redundancy Meetings Right

    Where do most redundancy programmes fall down? Dynami’s recent survey of HR professionals resoundingly agreed: COMMUNICATION.

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  • 05.06.2019

    The Art of Listening and it's Role in Change Management

    Our top 5 tips for active listening and it's positive impact during times of change and transition.

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  • 24.05.2019

    Announcing Redundancies: Lessons from Jamie

    What can we learn from how Jamie Oliver announced the impending redundancies in his chain of restaurants?

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  • 08.05.2019

    How to Remotivate the Survivors of Redundancy: 4 Key Things to Communicate

    It's hard to reignite the motivation of survivors during times of organisational change and redundancy. Here are some tips!

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  • 29.04.2019

    Redundancy And The Grieving Process: How to Support Employees

    Redundancy and its aftermath are often compared to the experiences of people dealing with grief. This may sound alarming until one considers that, when dealt with properly, grief is a process that can be resolved – redundancy is a cycle that has a conclusion.

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  • 14.03.2019

    The Positive Approach to Change

    When people are in a positive mind-set, they are confident, resilient, creative, optimistic and focused on what’s possible – and best performance follows. However, during times of organisational change, negative emotions such as anxiety, fear, anger and sadness can be all pervasive.

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  • 06.02.2019

    Square Peg in a Round Hole? What to do if You’re in The Wrong Job

    There are many reasons that we end up in the wrong job.

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  • 15.01.2019

    Redundancy - a Catalyst For Positive Change?

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  • 02.01.2019

    Drive Your Career With Purpose by Doing These 3 Things

    You may be struggling to get out of bed on a Monday morning. Or you may be finding it impossible to muster any motivation for your job. In which case it might be time to do some work on clarifying what’s important to you and why.

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