What You Can Learn from the Massive Microsoft Layoffs

shutterstock_175734632There’s no easy way to break the news to employees that there are layoffs coming, but there’s definitely a wrong way to do it. As carefully illustrated by LinkedIn Publisher Zachary Lukasiewicz, who breaks down Microsoft’s announcement letter paragraph by paragraph, the tech giant showed little compassion and lots of examples of how not to break the unfortunate news that it is cutting 18,000 jobs.

Should the day ever come when you need to be the bearer of big layoff news, here are some lessons to take away from Microsoft’s less-than-stellar example…Continue Reading

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