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trends in severance and workforce transition planning.

Learn how to promote employee experience, retention and redeployment with severance and workforce transition planning.

A #SmartTalkHR on-demand webinar

If we have learned one lesson from 2020, it’s the need to be prepared for unexpected and sudden change. Many HR professionals are now focused on issues like wellness, diversity and skilling, but it’s also important to send a consistent message about how you take care of your employees at all stages of their employment journey, including upon involuntary separation.

Find out the top trends in severance planning today and learn what you can do to ensure that you’re using best practices to retain current employees and to burnish your brand to attract future talent.


This on-demand webinar features a global panel that discusses the key findings from the Randstad RiseSmart 2021 Guide to Severance and Workforce Transition and takes you on a tour of what’s happening worldwide. Watch the webinar now and you will learn:


  • the state of business and talent around the globe 
  • how severance offerings have expanded, who’s receiving them and when
  • the future of severance as focus sharpens on employee-first experiences in a hybrid work environment
  • the latest in redeployment programs and how companies are using them to stay nimble
  • the link between reskilling, redeployment and talent attraction
  • what works with retention incentives


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featured speakers


Lindsay Witcher, VP, Global Practice Strategy & Solutions, Randstad RiseSmart

 Lindsay is a member of Randstad RiseSmart's leadership team, Lindsay guides the development of global solutions that empower talent leaders to successfully manage mobility within their organizations. She focuses on creating customer-centric solutions and innovations that solve complex talent challenges and create optimal employee and alumni experiences.


Joel Paul, Managing Director, IMEA, Randstad RiseSmart

As a founding member of operations in India, Joel has been instrumental in the establishment and rapid growth of Randstad RiseSmart India to 150+ team members in 2020. In his role as Managing Director, he is responsible for the commercial, operational and financial results of RiseSmart in India, the Middle East and Africa.


Simon Lyle, Managing Director, UK, Randstad RiseSmart

Simon is passionate about bringing the best career mobility solutions to market and seeing the positive impact they have on individual and organizational success. In his role leading Randstad RiseSmart in the UK, he is responsible for overseeing business growth and leading a team dedicated to providing the type of innovative services and personalized support that matter to HR leaders and program participants.


Stacey Blanch, Sales Director, APAC, Randstad RiseSmart

A values-centered business leader, Stacey has dedicated herself to building trust-based environments that enable people to achieve their best work. As the Sales Director for Randstad RiseSmart in the APAC region, Stacey is responsible for RiseSmart’s business growth in the region, as well as amplifying the voice and experience of the company’s clients.


Michelle Gouldsberry, Content Marketing Manager, Randstad RiseSmart (moderator)

Michelle Gouldsberry is the content marketing manager at Randstad RiseSmart, where she is responsible for content strategy, thought leadership and sales enablement materials. As the Content Marketing Manager at Randstad RiseSmart, Michelle oversaw the development the 2021 Guide to Severance & Workforce Transition.

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