Jerry Berg decided that the best way to deal with a layoff was to make a 20 minute video ( http://bit.ly/1oouacX ) lamenting how terrible it is to be laid off after 15 years at Microsoft. I personally feel for him as I’ve been laid off twice since the 2008 financial crisis. While his emotions are understandable, putting them out there in a public video was a bad choice.
I had an interesting conversation today with one of my clients. Over the last seven years I have been witness to Marks' setbacks and successes, his layoffs and his promotions. I've met his wife, his kids, and he has met my sons. Our relationship is truly of "trusted advisor" nature.
Added by Jason Monastra on June 23, 2009 at 9:35am — No Comments
So on Friday my contract recruiting position ENDED and I became unemployed. During this economy, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that even the most successful companies need to take a look at their books and where it…Continue