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Working on a project that involves headcount reduction. Wish there was something I could do for these people. Hope they land on their feet 😞

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Done that before. Leadership had us leave the sight before the readout

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One ironic consequence of trying to downsize is that, if news of the firings leaks, the good staff that can easily get new jobs all leave. This leaves you with all the morons that are too bad to get another job. So you achieved headcount reduction but now your business is 👎🏻

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What are the parameters you’re looking at?

It's tough. Had to interview folks for knowledge transfer and confirming the feasibly of the solution knowing that some folks were going to be retained and that others were going to be let go.

Everyone was basically interviewing to keep their job. The smart ones saw the writing on the wall and got out before the reductions. Had one location where everyone quit and screwed up the transition

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