Job status notification is a difficult challenge that warrants careful planning and handling. Avoid the following typical mistakes when communicating job status information following the close of the deal:
Mistake # 1: Not being prepared.
Antidote: Get ready.
- Know specifically what your role and responsibilities are regarding this process.
- Thoroughly understand the three different categories of employees (continuing, transitional, and separated) and review the process for dealing with each scenario.
Mistake # 2: Not acting calm and relaxed.
Antidote: Be confident.
- As a leader, it is your job to make people as comfortable as possible throughout the job notification process. If you act calm ...