Crisis Communications Social media agency asks companies to hire laid-off employees After losing a big client, Ignite Social Media in North Carolina had to lay off almost half its employees. Now, it’s offering a cash guarantee to companies that hire them. By Kevin Allen@kevin_j_allenAug. 11, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.