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How to Protect Your Career & Handle an Executive Layoff with Success

 

executive layoffOn January 4th, 2017, CNN Money published “Macy’s is closing 68 stores, cutting 10,000 jobs.” Although I am very positive about the opportunity that avails us all in 2017, this is not a great headline to see four days in to the new year. 

However, small or large, no company is immune to the layoff phenomenon.

And no job is immune from the downsizing phenomenon.

Your career is in play. Always.  

Obviously, the impact of any corporate change is bigger than simply your job.

Yet, at the end of the day, your job is all that matters to you… right? Your career? Yes…

So many scenarios are possible…but here are the main two scenarios:Continue Reading…

8 Proactive Moves to Protect Your Career

 

protect your careerMicrosoft’s recent $26.2 billion offer to purchase LinkedIn is one of the biggest acquisitions ever in the tech industry, according to ABC News. Similarly, last month, the BBC announced, as well as other news sources, that Bayer has made a $62 billion offer to buy Monsanto, making the joint venture the largest agricultural supplier in the world. 

Small or large, no company is immune to the merger and acquisition phenomenon. These changes are (obviously) happening all around us.

And no job is immune from the merger and acquisition phenomenon.

As the two companies become integrated, your career is in play.

Obviously, the impact of any merger or acquisition is bigger than simply your job.

Yet, at the end of the day, your job is all that matters to you… right? Your career? Yes…

So many scenarios are possible:Continue Reading…