January
14
2010

Layoffs

Abrupt departures
With no chance to share a beer
A sign of the times

Written by Captain Hops.

References: Some coworkers of mine were laid off today. Without warning. Without ceremony. Without a chance to say goodbye. Good luck out there.

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  1. I’ve been in those shoes several times over the last three years, and I was affected by it twice during the dot com bubble burst (and I was in the RV manufacturing business!).

    It’s amazing, but sometimes we really don’t understand how much those relationships mean to us until they’re gone. But those social relationships help us understand who we are and give our lives meaning.

    Best to you and your current and former coworkers as you navigate this unfortunate forced change.

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