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For Norman Rosenblatt, getting laid off from Charles Schwab & Co. did not come as a surprise. Rosenblatt, father of three, was a managing director who tracked proprietary technology projects within the firm.
“It was a background task, never part of the limelight,” he told The New York Times. “I kept thinking like Groucho Marx: If I were them, would I keep me?”
If your company hints at layoffs, ask yourself if you’re making a high-visibility impact on the bottom line. Do senior executives view your contribution as vital—or a nice add-on?
If, like Rosenblatt, you sense your job’s at risk, either make yourself indispensable or start researching how to negotiate a severance deal and identify what you’ll do next.
The FMLA opens a whole new area of potential risks and legal hoops to jump through. But it also hands you some additional tools to protect your company and effectively administer problematic leaves of absence. This session explores both....Click here to find out more.