Comments on: So many ways to say goodbye http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2009/01/29/so-many-ways-to-say-goodbye/ Shining a light on the dismal science Wed, 16 Nov 2016 01:39:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Brian http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2009/01/29/so-many-ways-to-say-goodbye/comment-page-1/#comment-248 Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:44:28 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/?p=342#comment-248 Repositioning

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By: Michael Rhian Driscoll http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2009/01/29/so-many-ways-to-say-goodbye/comment-page-1/#comment-247 Fri, 30 Jan 2009 23:02:28 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/?p=342#comment-247 This creative use of the language is for the benefit of those wielding the axe, not for those losing their jobs. Its very 1984.

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By: Eric http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2009/01/29/so-many-ways-to-say-goodbye/comment-page-1/#comment-246 Fri, 30 Jan 2009 21:20:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/?p=342#comment-246 My company is calling it “sorting” as in to sort out the right people. In other words, fire the worst performers.

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By: whoknew http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2009/01/29/so-many-ways-to-say-goodbye/comment-page-1/#comment-245 Fri, 30 Jan 2009 18:10:09 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/?p=342#comment-245 recession – when your neighbor loses a job,
depression – when you loose yours

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By: will http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2009/01/29/so-many-ways-to-say-goodbye/comment-page-1/#comment-244 Fri, 30 Jan 2009 16:08:08 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/?p=342#comment-244 We’ve been sacrificed to “voluntary employee reduction in force.” That’s where they force you to voluntarily leave by bribing you with a pitance.

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By: Ben http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/2009/01/29/so-many-ways-to-say-goodbye/comment-page-1/#comment-240 Thu, 29 Jan 2009 21:43:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/macroscope/?p=342#comment-240 The Air Force a few years ago used “Force Shaping” to refer to its brand of “layoffs”.

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