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The Kept-On Workforce of 2009: Building Options or Bummed Out?

Monday, November 16, 2009

"Waiting for the other shoe to drop" is often the refrain after the dust of downsizing settles. Those employees who have managed to retain their jobs often find that they feel worse about their work lives than those who were forced out. Just as laid-off workers are struggling to reclaim their professional lives, kept-on workers are suffering from the stress of losing organizational life as they once knew it. Others seem to be adjusting quicker. They find themselves, though not thrilled

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