While you go about your daily business in this mock scenario, a group had already met and wanted the answer to the following question, "What will be the checklist we will follow to start eliminating some jobs?" A leader makes a suggestion, "Let's definitely start looking closely at those individuals who like to come in tardy." A supervisor says, "What about those ones who often stay late and we pay them over time?" Others make suggestions, "Hey let's take a look at the workers who have been out for a long time and what about those parents who are always looking to leave early for one thing or another related to their children? How are these family distractions affecting their work performances?"
- Correct your own faults rather than point out others.
- Look for ways to save the company money and time.
- Direct the manager's attention to misdeeds.
- Smile more and act like you care about your job.
- Write your ideas down make a copy and submit to those who can help you keep your job.
- Research what your company's competitors are up to and share your findings with leadership.
- Read books and attend classes about what you do and how you can do it more effectively.
- Volunteer or offer to work longer hours when you can.