This episode is also available on YouTube - https://youtu.be/3ltkVytZfZs
Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we discuss layoffs by companies within and outside the tech space. Tech human resources expert, Wenyimi Barber walks us through:
1. What to expect in the coming days,
2. How to protect yourself from being laid off,
3. How to tell your employees they are being let go,
4. The effect layoffs have on both employer and employee, among other things.
Follow this link to download the Whistle app on the Google Play Store.
Explore the fintech in everything at The Fintech Summit 2022
00:00 - Introduction
03:31 - Why are tech startups laying off employees?
10:36 - Was this inevitable?
11:51 - What could have been done to cushion the effect?
14:28 - Other alternatives to layoffs
18:10 - Making the decision to downsize
20:22 - Can you avoid been laid off?
21:10 - Case study: Strategies Xiaomi's HR person could have taken when downsizing
22:27 - How to diplomatically tell an employee that they are been laid off
25:17 - What severance packages are
27:09 - How to handle the stigma as a company
30:42 - Is there a respite in view?
34:21 - Who comes out as the "winner" at the end?
36:02 - What causes talent churn?
This episode is also available on YouTube - https://youtu.be/qBDiSkXuTFMToday on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, our Senior Editor, Oluwanifemi Kolawole sits down with Dolapo Agbede,...
Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy: What’s in a name change? https://techpoint.africa/2019/10/28/ministry-communications-digital-economy/ Jason Njoku is taking iROKOtv public....
Ask Uzoma Dozie anything on July 8th. Register at https://community.techpoint.africa/ Watch today's episode on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sssCqzWrGxM Read all Techpoint articles referenced on today's episode...