My boss called me in today to tell me layoffs are coming and I will be on the chopping block. How do I show my worth as a last ditch effort?

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I know this industry is unstable, so just wondering about emergency funds. How long could you last if you got laid off for awhile ?

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There's a month long gap in your resume because you got laid off. What's the best way to spin that?

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I’ve laid off people I haven’t even hired. Two of my interns were literally born yesterday. Theres already a line item in your current paycheck for our 401K, since you’ll work here in 7 short years.

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Executive folk, how do you decide who gets laid off and who stays?

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Does anyone else feel like some of the recent layoffs are premature? Especially with the President’s reopening guidelines today. I feel that agencies could of held on to employees longer.

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The trades might want to look into the fact that almost all of the people laid off from VaynerMedia have been minorities

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Which of the holding companies do you think treats their employees best? I’m thinking pay, promotions, effort to avoid layoffs, etc.

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For the first time in 2 years I’m feeling hopeful again. Dare I say happy. I was laid off, big agency network, with a truck load of international awards, over 40, interviewed non stop, got ghosted ...

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Posting your or your team’s One Club short listing in the time of COVID layoffs. Inspiring or insensitive?

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Half my team got laid off and while I’m grateful to have my job still, I feel like I’m drowning in the additional work. All of their responsibilities have been assigned to me, the most junior person on the team. When I brought up that this was a bit much for one person/didn’t think this was sustainable (hinting at the fact that some of the other existing team members should pick some of the laid off peoples’ work), team lead went off on what I’m sure he thought was an inspiring speech about...

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My heart isn’t in what I‘m doing right now..how do I break it to my team that I’m going to start exploring other options without getting fired on the spot or have them freak out or get upset with me?

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Greg Hahn laid off. That’s something.

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I think I’m potentially about to be fired this week in retaliation from my boss...what should I do?

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I’ve been laid off a couple of times in my career (8 years in the biz), but this most recent time was a total shock to me. I was at a good agency, and I had been doing some of the best work (con’t)...

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Are you ever surprised by the coworkers who DON’T reach out to you after you get laid off?

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Just got the axe, it’s weirdly nice to be laid off via Zoom and not walk the plank to HR and have everyone see me publicly crying. Time to crack a beer for sure.

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Does killing yourself working really make a difference in layoffs?

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