At one time or another, most organizations face the challenge of releasing employees. Departures can be difficult to navigate, especially in light of recent factors such as economic uncertainty, advancements in technology, remote work, mergers and acquisitions, and increasing demand for new skillsets. When handled incorrectly, employee releases can cause damage to an organization's culture and reputation ⁠— but it doesn't have to be that way.

Many organizations are refining their transition strategy to humanize their approach and apply innovative solutions to support their workforce. Our career transition and redeployment experts share their insight and hear examples of Canadian employers that are leading the way for human-centered workforce transitions.

Key takeaways

  • Understand the risks and opportunities associated with workforce restructuring
  • Learn about redeployment and reskilling solutions
  • Best practices for compassionate/human-centered terminations
  • Hear positive workforce transition stories