I’m ready for that drink now
I still haven’t managed the energy to write about the weekend. My manager called me last week to let me know that there would be layoffs announced today. I guess it really didn’t sink in then, but today I realized that this announcement is coming after a 3-day holiday weekend, people are so off-guard. I didn’t know when they would announce it, I was only told that my team wouldn’t be affected and that I should talk to them and let them know what was going on this afternoon.
I think it all hit me when I was coming back from the bathroom and I could hear one of the employees sobbing her eyes out. — I don’t think I’ve had less respect for my company than I have in this past month. And I’m starting to think the feeling is mutual. When I hear an assurance that my team won’t have any layoffs, I just don’t feel that I can believe it anymore.