"How to execute lay-offs is far more difficult than making a lay-off decision."Robert Reich, an US famous economist

Since 2009, we have been hearing heartbreaking news about suicidal cases from some companies when going through "Lay-off" exercises. The theme of this March 31, 2021 workshop focuses on how caring companies sustain their employment branding and positive publicity during the tough time of workforce transition.

We want to share with senior executives and HR heads with proven best practices in achieving "Win-Win" outcome throughout the workforce transition process, which involves numbers of departing and transiting employees due to various business decisions.

Aloysius Tan, Managing Director along with Kuang Fu, Sr. Consultant will share real case studies on how to achieve zero risk, zero disruptions, zero arbitration during and after the tough time of implementing "lay-offs".

Who should attend?

If you are an executive or line manager or HR profession who wants to achieve win-win outcomes after going through the tough time of lay-offs in terms of:

  • Business performance
  • Remaining employees' engagement
  • Displaced employees' smooth career transition
  • Company employment branding


15:00   Registration & Networking

15:15   Opening and Session on Workforce Transition

16:30   Q&A Session / Open Sharing

170:00  Session Ends


  • Aloysius Tan (Managing Director of Cornerstone)

    Aloysius Tan

    Managing Director of Cornerstone

    Aloysius Tan first joined Cornerstone as Managing Director in 2007. He holds a BBA double major degree from University of Oregon and completed his MBA in UK. Culturally diversified background he held senior level positions as APAC GM of a US integrated solution company, MD for a European LVHM industry and GM for a Canadian JV Group in China. He was a Director with a Swiss company when he first came to China and was in the BOD for a HK Company. Aloysius is a certified ACC and NLP Coach from the International Coach Federation in USA and a Certified CPI Career Consultant. With his extensive experience in leadership development and change management it has given him a strong passion to help leaders find their next career goals and development. He also has experience in customization of solutions to help client of different sizes to address challenges along the workforce cycle in Greater China.

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  • Kuang Fu (Senior Consultant at Cornerstone)

    Kuang Fu

    Senior Consultant at Cornerstone

    Kuang Fu is the Senior Consultant for Cornerstone. He has a strong passion and gift for helping professionals in their career. He has demonstrated integrity and combines efficiency with empathy and care in serving his clients. He brings together his life’s purpose and passion for success in his work – key drivers to ensure a healthy balance in crafting the desired landscape of his life. A graduate from the UK’s Master Program in Journalism and was a Journalist in the BBC World Service. KF was also a Marketing Executive at the London School of Business and Finance. He was hired directly by the London Assessment Centre of Michael Page and transferred to China in 2013. Kuang Fu has been certified by International Coaching Academy (ICA)

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*Spotlight Sessions are sponsored marketing events. Event sponsors have the right to cancel registrations at any time and to determine who may attend the session.  

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To register for this event, please RSVP online. For more information, please contact Zoe Zhang at (+86 21) 6169-3011 or email zoe.zhang@amcham-shanghai.org.

Interested in introducing your products or services to AmCham Shanghai members through Spotlight Session? Please contact Zoe Zhang at (+86 21) 6169-3011 or email zoe.zhang@amcham-shanghai.org for detailed information.

What is a Spotlight Session? A Spotlight Session is a promotional platform for companies to introduce products and services to interested AmCham Shanghai members. The sessions are conveniently held at AmCham Shanghai's offices and attendance is FREE.


AmCham Shanghai Conference Center (Xintiandi)

27F, Infinitus Tower

No.168 Hubin Road, Huangpu District

Shanghai, China

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