Since news of my layoff from my employer on December 10th, I’ve had a number of people remark how cruel this was, especially since it was done with the end of the year holiday season right around the corner.
But, if you are going to layoff people to immediately cut costs, it makes no sense to hesitate until the holidays are past and one is in a new budget year. Take the pain and move on, if you can.
Yet, from a personal perspective, being laid off for the holidays has not been bad. There are some really good reasons for this:
Not that we shouldn’t be working, you understand. It’s just that, if done right, being laid off for the holidays is a wonderful time to focus on that which makes you a great person in the first place. Without the crazy time of work.
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