Career has stalled over the past 3 yrs and unclear why, or how to fix it. Fired from MBB as an experienced manager. Up til then I was a rockstar - rave reviews, early promos, etc. (Cont.)

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Stay humble Strategy brothers and sisters. I’m covering a tech manager that has gone on leave and if I’m not fired by the end of the week it will be a miracle. BS isn’t helping. I need to know things😱

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How do layoffs work if we’re all working remotely? For example: Does the direct manager and someone from HR do it? Does your computer stop working immediately? Do they ask you to mail your computer and ID badge in? Is it done via videoconference?

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I’m gonna cry. In the beginning of the SIP my firm let some people go, my manager got fired because she did something stupid, and now a person on my team has quit without notice and I’m stuck

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If you knew your close coworkers were going to be included in layoffs, would you tell them? My manager gave me a heads up, in confidence, to assure me that I was safe, and I’d be betraying her trust.

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Went to HR to complain about horrible manager. Will I get fired or let go? I was just speaking up for myself.

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Curious how layoffs have been initiated at other agencies...I’ve heard they’ve been happening on zoom, is a mysterious invite just put in your calendar? Did you get a call from your manager?

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Just received a calendar invite for a check in with my manager who doesn’t normally do check ins. Recently been messing up and think I’m being fired and am having major anxiety.

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Assuming this causes a recession like in 2008, and many people get laid off, how long to take to find another similar paying job? I’m currently a strat manager in FS. Scared for job.

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Is it ok to ask your manager if you’re about to be fired or if you should be looking for a new role?

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Agency laid off all producers, is now having BA produce. BA texts laid off employees for vendor recs. 🙄 (the eye roll is at the agency, not the BA manager who didn’t sign up for this...)

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For those that got laid off, specifically on the manager level, how long did it take for you to find another role you were satisfied with? I have about 5 months with savings and unemployment.

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Hi Everyone, this isn’t meant to b a flex just posting in case some1 needs to hear this. Back in Feb I was fired from a job I HATED. I moved across country for it & was miserable, they paid for my moving expenses so I felt trapped. I found a new job in Mar & have never been happier. My manager & team are incredible! Moral of the story, I know a lot of you have recently been let go - sometimes the worst things happen for the better. I was so scared I was a failure, but it’s gunna be ok 😊

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Suggestions on what to do on the first day/week after being laid off? Look for the next job? Yesterday I got one of those vague meetings and my PPMD showed up today with the Talent Manager.

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Does anybody have advice on how to tell your manager you’re overwhelmed and ask for help? Since the big layoff, I am working like CRAZY and I’m going to LOSE IT

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About to get rolled off a project, manager thinks I’m underperforming. Has anyone gotten rolled off before and bounced back or do you usually get fired shortly after? This is the first time

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How to say no to a manager when you disagree about something that affects your long term performance? Don’t want to get fired but plainly the answer is no.

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Can a Senior Manager who otherwise has a good reputation, get fired for bullying? If not, will this person still make it to partner? There seems to be a lack of transparency in firms around this

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Know this is single consultants bowl but need relationship advice - my SO was fired from their job 6 months ago (I can first hand say the manager was a terrible person and has a history of doing...

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I got called back from furlough last week and I feel lucky as hell. Today my manager told me that we officially laid off our social media manager, as well as 4 people from the art department. The “V line recovery” narrative is a myth

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