It also blows up your daily social network, your routine, confidence - and your sense of identity. Therefore, organizations which care about people make it their business to handle a reduction in force right.
According to what lawyer-journalist, Kathryn Rubino, reports on Abovethelaw, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto did it all wrong. Here you can read the analysis.
The support staff were called into a meeting. Then the names of those to be terminated were read off. Yes, in public. Surrounded by their peers who would be retained. Those who were not at the meeting tended to find out they were laid off through word of mouth or a pink slip transmitted to them.
Shame on Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto.