To retrench.. or not

Retrenchments only work when the company discriminates when choosing who to get rid of (or to be direct – fire). Forget all blanket rules such as “all people with less than 3 year’s service” or “people older than 55”. And please forget voluntary retrenchment packages as they NEVER work. You will only see experienced and value-adding staff leave the company, […]

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Man-Up, Fix It, or Go Home

It’s not that I hate the word “turnaround”. I don’t particularly like it either. It suggests that you’ve made a bad mistake! Who wants to make mistakes… right? Imagine you’re driving on the highway to a party, it’s late, your wife’s been on your case since you left the house 2 hours ago… “We’re going to be late… we’re ALWAYS […]

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