The workforce is a scary place right now.
Really, it is.
For those unemployed, it seems like it’ll take a miracle of God to find a job.
And for those of us who DO have jobs, we hope and we pray that we’ll be able to keep them.
Even GREAT organizations…even organizations that have been recognized for their financial stability… right now, they’re having to deal with not-so-great stuff like budget cuts and layoffs.
Take a look at the equation below, it’s pretty simple.
Budget cuts + fear of layoffs = unhappy, scared, & unproductive employees
Ask any employer.
I was thinking about this yesterday because I came across the term “Furlough Fridays.”
For those of you who don’t know, the term “furlough” is essentially a leave of absence, a vacation, a holiday. You’ll hear this term a lot these days because many government employers are implementing “furloughs”.
They’re mandating that employees take time off…
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