First 100 Words
Staying in one job or one industry is rare in today’s workplace. How can you turn downsizing into a positive career move?Do you have an active network inside and outside your company?Have you considered which new fields or companies you might want to explore? Are you aware of the resources offered by your company to find a new position? Have you negotiated the best severance package possible?
Many companies periodically downsize or lay off employees to reduce the cost of producing goods or services and remain competitive in the market. Industry indicators often point the way to layoffs. Be aware of the movement and projections for your industry . . .
When To Use
Understanding organizational change, preparing for downsizing, taking action steps, planning ahead.
How to Use
Presentations, seminars, counseling sessions.