All Blog Posts Tagged 'laid' (4)

Former Microsoft Worker Blogs About Being Laid Off – How Not to Handle Unemployment

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.

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Added by Bert Shimabukuro on August 5, 2014 at 2:30am — 6 Comments

Balancing Practicality with Passion

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.

This past Friday he was laid off from a software firm that had difficulty securing an additional line of credit. At best, the firm has another 6-8 weeks before they… Continue

Added by Christopher McCann on October 11, 2009 at 5:57pm — 5 Comments

Laid off and done Badly

As the economic condition continues in its turbulent rant and rave cycle, the consistent flow of layoffs seem to effect and detract from every sector without relief. In this, I try to look for the benefits that are offered to those employees in their transition. How do employees view their employers and how did the layoff go in terms of process and respect.



Well, to no ones surprise, least of all mine - they do not do a good job. A recent poll suggested the following figures which… Continue

Added by Jason Monastra on June 23, 2009 at 9:35am — No Comments

A kick in the BUTT is exactly what my CAREER Needed

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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…

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Added by Heather Gardner on March 11, 2009 at 5:37pm — 2 Comments

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