Tags » Layoff

Working and Waiting... and Worrying - Dealing with Job Insecurity

Image credit: joo-ks.com

As I’ve discussed here (1) and here (2), my employment situation has become precarious over recent weeks. This past week there were off-site closed door meetings for higher ups from my division to discuss ‘efficiency’. 465 more words

(Un)Employment & The Workplace

Titanic and the Security of a Woman

Early in my marriage, maybe even before I was married, I heard a speaker say that one of the main things a woman seeks in marriage is… 1,407 more words

Christian Living

Release Day!

Corporate Fire is out a day early! I’m selling it Exclusively on Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00W8XHDVG

Here’s the first chapter to entice you:

1| Greener Pastures

Grace noticed the chip in the “sassy red” nail polish on her index finger as she removed the bicycle clips from her pants. 2,060 more words


About a month ago on a call with my boss he cleared the room so he could talk to me privately. He said that in the next reorg my entire group would be moved to a new organization and, in his opinion, I’d be laid off shortly after that. 1,092 more words

Not Wanted! Just because…

Most people don’t understand the impact of their actions…

At least, that’s the perspective I feel more appropriate to describe when a manager’s goal is to simply get rid of you. 191 more words


So, you think your life is “interesting”? – Part 4

Hit another milestone today: received my “Revalidation of Advance Notification of Layoff.” By law, this must be delivered to the surplused – “displaced” – worker fourteen days before his last day as an “active” employee. 750 more words