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We can oversee, administer and guide your Agency’s Restructuring or Reorganization Team in conducting a Reduction in Force (RIF). OPM services include:
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In partnership with your agency’s restructuring team, we can help you accomplish downsizing and related Reduction in Force (RIF) activities as needed throughout specific portions of your agency.
We can conduct customized briefings for your managers and leadership team on how to prepare your staff for change. Sessions cover:
Note: These briefings can be adapted for any level of the organization
Sometimes RIF is not your only option!
OPM will consult with your agency human resources staff to develop a placement plan for employees in lieu of Reduction in Force (RIF). Various options are available and can include use of the early retirement authority, buyout authority, establishing an internal priority placement program, relocation bonuses, hiring freezes, and other potential alternatives to RIF. OPM consultants will assist you in preparing a business cost analysis for an agency facing downsizing or restructuring and choosing to consider alternatives to RIF. This cost analysis will include the financial impact associated with using various reduction incentives and options.