Everyone on The Street has been talking about the brutal way UBS cut some of its employees this week.
There’s no more challenging job than being the person who has to fire people. Everyone else gets to talk about what a tight-knit, stick-together group the company is (just like a “family” of friends), but you’re the one who has to deliver the bad news over and over again. It’s […]
[credit provider=”Flickr Creative Commons”] Layoffs can happen to anyone – from a star athlete to a star marketing ninja.
[credit provider=”ABC”] With the threat of a double dip recession on the horizon I’ve had many friends ask how to function in a financially efficient manner due to the recent loss of a job. I often refer to this as “Safe Mode”.
Layoffs are hitting Wall Street banks in droves, so chances are you might find yourself with a pink slip on your desk one day.
After working as a salesman at a men’s retail store for 15 years, Jeffrey Nash found himself facing a 40 per cent pay cut in 2009. What’s more, his mortgage was at risk for default and he had little in retirement savings.
[credit provider=”US Navy”] You have two degrees, speak three languages and have years of experience, but somehow you’ve just been let go. Layoffs and job loss are the norm nowadays — even at the top — and how you cope in the aftermath could shape your career for decades down […]
The latest piece from the New York Times in the growing genre of “Older workers finding it hard to get new jobs after a layoff” has triggered the predictable musings about whether we should raise the Social Security retirement age, and how to combat age discrimination. These are interesting debates, […]
For our series Laid-Off, But Not Laying Down, we’re following a group of laid-off tech workers as they find their back into gainful employment. They are:
It sucks to be fired. It also sucks to be the one doing the firing. (Yes, it sucks more to be the one getting fired.)
Last February, a Yahoo named Ryan Kuder was caught in the first wave of Yahoo downsizing. Refusing to be laid low by his luck, however, he generously captured his experience on a new medium–Twitter–and let the rest of us listen in.
What happens when you add in all of the folks who want to work but have given up looking or can only find something part time? The jobs picture looks even worse.
Concerned you could get fired in this uncertain economy. Here, courtesy of Fortune magazine, which ironically might be firing some of its own employees soon, are 5 ways you can prevent that from happening. Disobey these rules at your own risk.
Even if you’re in denial that it could happen you should be prepared for the worst. These how to prepare for a layoff articles are everywhere with pretty similar advice but this is the first time we’ve seen that school advice. Smart. If your company pays for education absolutely sign […]
about cutting costs is full of different diet analogies. Yeah. Just take away the tips below: