Monday, December 22, 2008

What's Next On The Cards? - HR Article

What's Next On The Cards? : HR Article - Uncertain Economic Conditions & Resulting Layoffs

Ms. Deepa has been working in an Indian based software company for the last five years. One fine Friday evening around four, she was called by the HR, and said that her services are no longer required for the company. The reason she was given, role redundancy. But in truth, she is a victim for the new mantra of IT corporates “Cost cutting”. She is just one among the hundreds who are being given pink slips across all major corporates of the IT and financial services sector. (The name has been changed on request).

With almost all companies, powerhouses included, trying to salvage what is left due to the recent economic slump, it is the common salaried man, who is affected the most.

Here are a few tips that can be followed to ease the situation:

For Laid-off Employees: Don’t lose confidence and let yourself be bogged down with the loss of your job. This is the most essential step. Just keep in mind that this is not the end of life. There are things beyond it and you have the capacity to explore and succeed in all of them. Avoid listening to negative thoughts and develop immunity to the negative influence of people around you.

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