Companies Need To Soften The Blow Of Layoffs

The IT honeymoon is over. With a shaky economy, the phrase “job security” has almost become an oxymoron, and while companies want to attract and retain the best and the brightest to their organizations, management is often faced with handing out pink slips to their own valuable employees in order to stay afloat.

Recent months have seen the slashing of thousands of jobs by titans such as Cisco and Nortel, which has left employees at much smaller companies revamping their r