When This HR Leader and His Team Got Laid Off, He Responded in a Perfect Way

by Evil HR Lady on February 10, 2020

Outsourcing happens. Sometimes it’s an excellent decision for the company, and sometimes it is not, but regardless when it happens people lose their jobs. That is precisely what happened to Chief Human Resources Leader and General Counsel Marc Alifanz. (Full disclosure–Marc is a friend of mine, and he taught me how to use LinkedIn more effectively.)

Marc wasn’t alone in his job loss–the company decided to outsource the function, so the whole HR team lost their jobs. It’s depressing, but it happens. Instead of focusing on his own job hunt directly, Marc made a brilliant move that showed authentic leadership.

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grannybunny February 10, 2020 at 1:31 pm

Marc Alifanz sounds like a genuine class act. Hopefully, the visibility gained from his post will not only benefit the employees he highlighted but also lead to new opportunities for him too.

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Yonica Squires February 10, 2020 at 2:45 pm

This is such a wonderful thing to do. Instead of focusing on himself, he used his energy to promote his team. This is what a true leader should do. I’m sure all of them will find the connections they need to move forward.

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