Industry News 10/21/2015

Malakye Picks: Understanding, Preparing for, and Moving on From Layoffs

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Labor, Lies, And Layoffs: The Logical Fallacies of Letting People Go by Leslie Juvin-Acker (read it on
Why Read It? Because layoffs are sometimes a result of mismanagement which is unfair to those who it affects the most.

  • Growth is not made through laying off the people that are supporting the business and working hard to encourage growth
  • This isn't saying that creating a more efficient team through layoffs is irresponsible
  • Company culture and long term planning establishes growth, not layoffs due to poor planning or poor cultures

"Reactionary thinking in leadership makes businesses dispensable, especially when there are other businesses with more qualified leaders to carry an industry forward."


How to Prepare for a Layoff
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