Layoffs Change Nothing

If you’ve been reading here for any period of time you have seen the many stories of mass or sudden unexpected layoffs. There are usually two stories coming out of those events: The long tenured employee or even the newly hired employee that is suddenly out in the world without a job. The other story is the remaining employees who are put upon to double and even triple their workload.

The story that isn’t often told is how the business does not alter their desire for more. That the pressure to produce and still grow at the same rate remains.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
JJ Hicks

JJ Hicks is an author in the wee-hours of the morning and an IT Leader by day. You can find out more about me at