May 12

IT chiefs handle cuts sensitively

first_img Comments are closed. More than half of UK directors in the IT sector prefer to communicate newsof redundancies to staff through an informal meeting between manager andemployee. Research by RHI Consulting finds the next most popular method of informingstaff about lay-offs is by using formal group meetings, with 36 per cent ofemployers choosing this approach. Only 6 per cent of directors advocate using memos to inform staff about joblosses. Phil Sheridan, area manager at RHI Consulting, said: “Recent lay-offsin the IT sector have caused an atmosphere of caution and directors have becomeincreasingly sensitive to the way bad news is communicated.” The study, based on a survey of 1,100 HR, financial and general directors incharge of recruiting IT professionals, also reveals 65 per cent of employersthink the use of temporary staff will rise. Only 12 per cent of respondents expect the use of temporary staff todecrease. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article IT chiefs handle cuts sensitivelyOn 5 Mar 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img

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