It has begun. Canada is in recession and the U.S. will likely follow shortly.
2015 to date, U.S. employers handed out 242,830 pink slips (redundancy notices), a 13 percent increase from the same period last year. One of the recent announcements came from Microsoft with a plan to reduce its workforce by 7,800 people.
75,000 of the job cuts are said to be in the oil and related industries but retail, finance and tech are also cutting headcount (Target, Gap, HP, etc.).
The point of mentioning this is that most companies are still not adopting the strategies of having a flexible workforce . By flexible, I’m not referencing employees who work...