• HRProf replied to the topic Rate your layoff! in the forum I got laid off 2 weeks ago

    I wasn’t exactly laid off, more like forced to quit! I felt like I was working in a hostile environment. It felt a little like grown up middle school. I have NEVER worked in an environment like that. Get this- It was the HR Director who was the one creating the hostile environment. So, I only had one choice- to tell her that I wasn’t happy. The…[Read more]

  • As an HR professional, I’ve spent most of my career in companies who were downsizing. I have probably laid off at least 200 people. It Sucks. HR is not the decision maker, just the messenger, most of the time. It’s easier for HR to do the lay offs than the manager, because the manager usually has an emotional connection to the employee. However,…[Read more]