Category Archives: Mergers & Acquisitions

Are You Prepared To Lose Your Job?

According to a news release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, on average 1.6 million  people lose their jobs each month through layoffs or termination. In the majority of cases, finding yourself in the unemployment line will not be the result of poor performance. A merger or acquisition, as well as a change in […]

The Employee’s Guide for Surviving a Merger & Acquisition (Revisited)

“I wondered if I would lose my job despite what we were told. We all know when mergers happen there are overlaps, or for other reasons you can get pushed out,” he said. From MSNBC Careers article “How to survive and thrive after an acquisition” by Eve Tahmincioglu Back in 2012 when I wrote about […]

A change at the top and what it means to you

Earlier this week there was an announcement that Lenovo founder Liu Chuanzhi resigned as the president of the PC manufacturer’s parent company.  Lenovo is the second largest PC manufacturer in the world, and is the same company that in 2005 purchased IBM’s personal computer business (see my post Kaleidoscope Thinking post in which I touch […]

The Employee’s Guide for Surviving a Merger & Acquisition

“I wondered if I would lose my job despite what we were told. We all know when mergers happen there are overlaps, or for other reasons you can get pushed out,” he said. From MSNBC Careers article “How to survive and thrive after an acquisition” by Eve Tahmincioglu The recent announcement that Kellogg was buying […]