Thursday, November 20, 2008

Avoiding Layoffs

At least some people are trying to be creative in coming up with alteratives to the worst case scenario. These articles explain how laying off trained staff may be a false economy in the long run. Here are a couple of articles that look at ways to cut costs or better yet, increase income to avoid losing your most valauble asset.

Alternatives to Layoffs
Layoffs, a short term fix, detrimental to the company, should be the last resort
By F. John Reh
About.com

Small Business Alternatives to Layoffs
Suzanna De Baca
Expert Business Source
8/19/2008

Put Down That Ax: Alternatives to Layoffs
By Pearl Smith/Updated by Mark Murphy
AFSCME
February 2008

3 comments:

LayoffGossip said...

People always hate to talk about when they are laid off. But as it has become every day's news headline since Yahoo started it with cutting 1500 of its task force last year, now a need of platform has been in demand where people can express their selves in words how they are feeling about their company, whey the got laid off was that justified or not.
And every thing they want to tell anonymously.And www.layoffgossip.com is providing you that platform.

Jay Norman said...

These are good links to critical insight. The most compeling concept is the idea of job sharing. We are a real estate development company that faced downsizing when the housing market crashed. We went to a company called www.staffshare.net who was and able to connect us with a company that had complimentary staffing needs. We were able to keep some of our most popular employees happy while cutting payroll costs by more than 20%.

Job cut said...

People always hate to talk about when they are laid off. But as it has become every day's news headline since Yahoo started it with cutting 1500 of its task force last year, now a need of platform has been in demand where people can express their selves in words how they are feeling about their company, whey the got laid off was that justified or not.
And every thing they want to tell anonymously.And www.layoffgossip.com is providing you that platform.