Accepting a Looming Layoff
Accepting the fact that you're being laid-off is surely difficult; you've spent the past decade or so in an environment where your work was valued and respected. Spending the last months of your tenure with consultants in an effort to build the web services that are to replace you is certainly not the ideal way to depart. Though it may be an affront to your pride, getting angry over this inevitable transition will only eliminate the congenial feelings from the time in your position.
Remaining composed during the last stages of your employment will pay off in the form of positive employment references and a stronger professional network. Focus on what you enjoyed most about the job and what made you feel valued. That way, in future interviews, you can test whether that type of environment exits in potential workplaces. Read the full article.