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roamer65 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 08:13 PM
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9. They gave you back a lot of freedom.
I have witnessed what happened to you and my old boss-new "colleague" was extremely happy as well.
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  -My brother just laid off 8 workers Xipe Totec  Dec-07-08 07:45 PM   #0 
  - My husband has been in that position and it totally sucks.  Shine   Dec-07-08 07:49 PM   #1 
  - I'm a QA engineer  Xipe Totec   Dec-07-08 07:53 PM   #2 
     - Gawd.  yibbehobba   Dec-07-08 08:12 PM   #8 
        - I'd go into the Eurozone if I were you.  roamer65   Dec-07-08 08:16 PM   #14 
        - As a migrant on a work permit...  yibbehobba   Dec-07-08 08:19 PM   #16 
           - I know of one of our former employees (American) who now works in Germany.  roamer65   Dec-07-08 09:58 PM   #33 
        - My advice  Xipe Totec   Dec-07-08 08:17 PM   #15 
           - I'm currently IN the place where the layoffs are the worst.  yibbehobba   Dec-07-08 08:23 PM   #17 
              - I'm just sayin shit has hit the fan in the Bay Area as well  Xipe Totec   Dec-07-08 08:30 PM   #20 
              - Hi I'm IN Holland, and it's rough outside the randstad  comtec   Dec-08-08 06:46 AM   #38 
                 - It's bad everywhere.  yibbehobba   Dec-08-08 08:33 AM   #39 
  - People don't realize what an impact this will have.  OhioChick   Dec-07-08 07:54 PM   #3 
  - How true  Xipe Totec   Dec-07-08 07:57 PM   #4 
  - I want no part of management at all. Management duties like "laying off " people suck.  roamer65   Dec-07-08 08:00 PM   #5 
  - Once I was demoted from supervisor - Oh happy day  Xipe Totec   Dec-07-08 08:07 PM   #6 
  - They gave you back a lot of freedom.  roamer65   Dec-07-08 08:13 PM   #9 
     - I know exactly what you mean  Xipe Totec   Dec-07-08 08:28 PM   #19 
        - I hate to say it, but I think we will hear more stories like this in the coming months.  roamer65   Dec-07-08 10:05 PM   #34 
  - No kidding. I've been on both sides of the table.  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-07-08 08:14 PM   #10 
  - my main goal in life was to not HAVE a boss, nor BE a boss...  QuestionAll   Dec-07-08 08:58 PM   #26 
     - The Lord works in mysterious ways, don't he?  Xipe Totec   Dec-07-08 09:06 PM   #28 
        - the lord?  QuestionAll   Dec-07-08 09:44 PM   #30 
  - People just don't understand how many industries, are interrelated to  Historic NY   Dec-07-08 08:10 PM   #7 
  - My co workers relative worked at a tool repair shop  rainbow4321   Dec-07-08 08:15 PM   #12 
     - I've got a couple of restorations in progress & when the little guys close..  Historic NY   Dec-07-08 08:27 PM   #18 
        - That's what I've been worrying about....whether we'll be able to get  Lars39   Dec-07-08 08:36 PM   #21 
  - MY BIL laid off 120 workers at Borisch Mfg in Kentwood Michigan on Friday.  sarcasmo   Dec-07-08 08:15 PM   #11 
  - My husband got laid off three weeks ago  JulieRB   Dec-07-08 08:16 PM   #13 
  - Dow Chemical is laying off contractors this month, due to less product demand.  8_year_nightmare   Dec-07-08 08:36 PM   #22 
  - I am very sorry to hear about your brother's situation. He is in an awful position.  bertman   Dec-07-08 08:37 PM   #23 
  - I was laid off a month ago and I know it was no fun for my ex boss.  sellitman   Dec-07-08 08:41 PM   #24 
  - I was laid off twice in the last two years  Xipe Totec   Dec-07-08 08:53 PM   #25 
     - That's been my experience. Nobody relishes the idea of getting laid off,  closeupready   Dec-07-08 09:56 PM   #32 
     - I found a better job as well.  roamer65   Dec-07-08 10:07 PM   #35 
     - Glad to hear of your good fortune.  sellitman   Dec-08-08 09:52 AM   #40 
  - I can imagine being in that position would seriously have to suck.  EOO   Dec-07-08 09:00 PM   #27 
     - It does  Xipe Totec   Dec-07-08 09:16 PM   #29 
        - Yeah I understand that.  EOO   Dec-07-08 09:55 PM   #31 
        - That's fucked up. Look forward to having family trouble in later years  justaregularperson   Dec-08-08 02:00 AM   #36 
           - Sadly true. There's an operative mythology in America about self-reliance  closeupready   Dec-08-08 06:27 AM   #37 
           - These are the later years n/t  Xipe Totec   Dec-08-08 11:08 AM   #41 
           - Yep,  tavalon   Dec-08-08 11:17 AM   #42 

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