35. Surviving Layoffs, Corporate Takeovers, Mergers, Shutdowns, and Reductions in Work Force

  1. John A. Hoschette

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch35

The Engineer's Career Guide

The Engineer's Career Guide

How to Cite

Hoschette, J. A. (2010) Surviving Layoffs, Corporate Takeovers, Mergers, Shutdowns, and Reductions in Work Force, in The Engineer's Career Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch35

Author Information

  1. Lockheed Martin, Eagan, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470503508

Online ISBN: 9780470530177

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Keywords:

  • understanding and surviving layoffs and shutdowns;
  • determining risks involved in losing job;
  • minimizing chances for layoff

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Understanding What Happens During Takeovers, Mergers, Shutdowns, and Workforce Reductions

  • Are You at Risk of Losing Your Job?

  • Minimizing Your Chances for Layoff

  • Making Backup Plans Just in Case You Lose Your Job

  • What To Do if You Decide to Leave the Company

  • Laid Off, What's Next?

  • Protecting Yourself While Job Searching

  • Summary

  • Assignments and Discussion Topics

  • References