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The post-layoff playbook: How to avoid ‘survivor’s guilt’ (Protocol)

Taking care of your laid-off employees is important. But how can you restore trust with the employees who make it through?

Layoffs have swept across the tech industry as companies reckon with financial uncertainty and whispers of a recession. Taking care of laid-off employees is critical; companies like Carvana and Klarna have come under fire for carelessness with mass Zoom layoff calls and minimal severance packages. But another demographic of workers often flies under the radar: the employees who make it through.