…can go a long way!
Recruiting Southern Style is the business blog from a blogger that I follow. Today she posted about downsizing, something that we’re seeing happen more and more because of the current state of our economy.
Personally, it’s one of the the things I find most annoying about this current downturn in the pace of business.
Yes, I wrote “annoying”.
I wrote “annoying” because many, many times it’s not about a staunch need to cut workforce at all – it’s generally the result of management refusing to take a hard look at other areas of their business.
Yes, I will concede that payroll is a major (if not the largest) area of expense for businesses, but cutting people is often one of the quickest ways to hurt any pace or growth of business you’re benefiting from.
This is what struck me most about “Recruiting Southern Style”‘s post – and why I felt the need to re-post: