I’ve Led Companies Through Two Recessions. Here’s How to Lay Off Humanely.

Advice from someone who, unfortunately, has some battle scars on this topic

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No matter the cause of the recession, the fundamentals of preparing a business for an extended economic downturn are the same — as are the fundamentals of compassionately handling layoffs.

Co-founder and former CEO @ZillowGroup. Co-author of Zillow Talk. Host of Office Hours podcast. Passionate about all things culture, leadership and management.

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