Resource planning strategies that will help your company avoid layoffs with Warren Wang
In recent months, we’ve all witnessed the sad headlines containing the dreaded L word: layoffs. It seems that week after week, another major company is doing a big round of layoffs, impacting thousands of people and families. In this episode, Rhys sits down with an expert guest who believes that many layoffs could have been avoided if these companies had processes in place for people planning and needs forecasting. Warren Wang is the co-founder and CEO of Doublefin, an automated and collaborative resource platform that works to bring finance into the digital world, while making it easy for the teams that work with finance to collaborate and be strategic about resource planning. Previously, Warren held positions at Google for over 12 years, collaborating closely with their people teams to plan every aspect of TA and retention. After he realized how broken the system was, he went on to start Doublefin. During their conversation, Warren shares insights into the steps companies could be taking to avoid layoffs, what processes they need to adopt moving forward, and what the true cost of bad people planning really is.
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