And you thought your job is safe?

Just the other day I was talking to an old colleague of mine who had just lost his job and couldn’t bring himself to accept the fact that he was let go. It happens, again and again. Good Employees, having worked long hours, nights, weekends and often for years find themselves on the receiving end of the stick and have a hard time reconciling to the fact that they were let go. We often have a tendency to feel invincible and feel as if we are indispensable. Nothing could be further from the truth. Corporations are in it to make money and have a fiduciary duty to maximize the profit for their shareholders. As such, their focus is to be as lean and efficient as possible, otherwise they run the risk of being left to bite the dust themselves. The employees, having spent few years in an organization often become…