Owing to recession in the economy, X Ltd. has been undergoing a financial crunch. The situation is such that some top officials might also have to be fired. The company grapevine is abuzz with speculations of lay-offs at every level.Which of the following information will most likely assuage the employees’ fear of lay-offs?
1 The company has formed a special HR team to look into salary cuts for middle level employees.
2 The company’s HR team has hired some more top-notch officials.
3 The company’s PR has refused to comment on this matter when prodded by the press regarding its future course of action.
4 The company’s research team has discovered alternative uses of its product that make it into an essential product for people.
5 The company refused to engage Y Ltd., a company which renders outsourcing services for rehabilitation of the fired employees, when approached by it.