A free furlough ebook for re-onboarding with empathy

Furlough sucks. This tool will help it suck less.

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Furlough sucks

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to make the hard choice to furlough 60% of our US workforce to keep our company going.

It was one of the most challenging decisions we’ve had to make in Softway’s 17-year run. During the unprecedented process of bringing furloughed folks back after being gone for 5-6 weeks—we learned a thing or two—and now we want to share those learnings with you.

If you're bringing people back from furlough—or you're a furloughed employee about to return to work—this FREE 23-page ebook is for you.


Why should I download this ebook?

So you can learn from our mistakes and triumphs from re-onboarding our staff back from furlough. In 23 pages, you’ll find distilled wisdom from every level of our organization around re-onboarding furloughed folks. What worked, what didn’t, and everything in between. We haven't left anything out...even if it means sharing mistakes we’re not proud of.

In this ebook, you’ll find:

  • Questions that managers/leaders should and should NOT ask re-onboarded folks
  • A visual timeline of the two-week structure we used to re-onboard furloughed employees
  • The #1 thing we recommend furloughed folks do when they get back to work

...and much more!

Who’s it for?

Everyone in your organization! It's a quick read and will provide valuable insights for you and your team: 

  • Managers, leaders, and employees who weren’t furloughed:
    Get in the right headspace to bring people back with a heaping spoonful of empathy.
  • Human Resources and Diversity & Inclusion folks:
    A few simple steps can humanize the whole process and make things go much more smoothly.
  • Recently furloughed employees:
    Step back into your work with a clear head and realistic expectations.

Download the FREE Furlough Re-Onboarding eBook!