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Keep Your Job by Learning Layoff Self-Defense

Lay-off Self Defense

An HR executive once described most layoffs as being done with an ax rather than a scalpel. In my experience, that is definitely true; unfortunately, who goes and who stays is more a matter of right-place-right-time than competence. So don’t assume that being a “top performer” will protect your job.

And remember the adage: the best defense is a great offense…   

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