My latest Memphis Daily News column is out, “Starting Over: When Corporate Goes Kaput.” It provides guidance on where to start when you’re starting over. I was inspired to write this column when I heard about the recent layoff at another large employer in Memphis this week. If you know someone who’s been impacted, please consider sharing this column with them.
For many employees in the Memphis area, the story is all too familiar. You wake up one day and go to work, just like it was any other. You wear the same clothes, drive the same route, and eat at the same place for lunch. Things seem fine at first, but something starts to feel a little out of whack.
You’re taken into a large room with your entire department or a small room with just your team. Then and there, you learn that the company has decided to take a new direction. And, the worst part – your job has been eliminated.
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