How to Protect Your Job in a Recession
IN A TROUBLED ECONOMY, job eliminations and hiring freezes seem almost routine, but when your own companyâs woes start to make headlines, it all hits home. Intellectually, you understand that downsizing isnât personal; itâs just a law of commerce, but your heart sinks at the prospect of losing your position. While you know that passivity is a mistake, itâs hard to be proactive when your bossâs door is always closed, new projects are put on hold, and your direct reports look to you for reassurance. Donât panic. Even though layoff decisions may be beyond your control, thereâs plenty you can do.
Thatâs what weâve observed in numerous layoffs over the years and ...
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