Posts Tagged ‘layoffs’

Mix & Match: Making the Most of Reorgs & Downsizing

With job cuts leveling off, corporations find themselves trying to make sense of those left after the dust has settled. Job descriptions have evolved and been altered to absorb the responsibilities of the employees that were part of any reductions in force. More with less has been the theme of many an organization over the past few years. Now that things are shifting into a steady mode, how do you take the current employees and positions and create a new “normal”? The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has some ideas on how to figure that out.

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Don't Get Down: Jobs Cuts Have Come to an End

We may have seen the light at the end of the tunnel. In a recent article published by the SHRM, Planned layoffs totaled 32,004 in December 2010, down 34 percent from 48,711 in November 2010. December job cuts were 29 percent lower than the same month a year earlier when 45,094 cuts were announced.

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