Approaching the Layoff Conversation |Dodging Landmines

      |Even during layoffs, your job is still to manage your employees and help them to succeed. Tanya Goodwin-Maslach, Executive Coach at Elevati Inc., suggests keeping the meeting short, taking responsibility for what is happening, and continuing to build a relationship with the employee by offering to help them out with references or reviewing their resume—even though they're leaving.