No business owner likes to have to lay workers off. In the first place, it usually means the business is not doing as well as it was expected to do. Usually, when businesses are doing well they grow and hire people, they do not have to downsize. In the second place, telling people you can no longer keep them on staff is not a fun thing to do. More and more companies are looking to outplacement service companies to help with the process. While it may be clear as to how these outplacement consulting firms can help the staffs, sometimes business owners do not see the benefits they will see to them. Here are some of the reasons to hire an outplacement service company.