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The Rise of Quiet Cutting

The article discusses a phenomenon called “quiet cutting” where companies are finding ways to cut jobs without officially firing employees. Layoffs are down, but workers are receiving messages that their jobs are gone. The article highlights the jarring nature of this approach and suggests that it is a way for companies to avoid negative publicity associated with layoffs. The key insight is that while the number of layoffs may be decreasing, companies are still finding alternative ways to reduce their workforce.

Original article: Youve Heard of Quiet Quitting. Now Companies Are Quiet Cutting.

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Digital transformation, including agile and devops, across many industries, most recently in higher education. Designed and built the Emory faculty information system. Working in continuing education to improve and expand career-focused learning, esp. in workforce development. Expanding the role of innovation and entrepreneurship. Designed, built, and launched the Emory Center for Innovation.

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