Downsizing Alternatives? Quirky Question # 71
Quirky Question # 71:
The country is in a recession. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that U.S. employers reduced the size of their workforces by more than 500,000 employees in November alone, with an eleven-month total of more than 1.5 million.
Like every company, we’re considering whether to reduce the size of our workforce sometime during 2009, assuming the economy remains flat. I’d like to present our management with some reasonable alternatives to laying off significant numbers of our employees. Do you have any recommendations? Answer→