There are many things that happen in life that aren't fair. And while I always wanted everything to be fair - I learned very early that not everything is. I can't say what happened this week wasn't fair, because I don't know why it happened, but I will say it was really quite stupid.
It was a huge shock when they let her go. She was not one you would have pointed to and said - oh yeah, I can see why they would choose her. And what the company does not seem to understand is that in whatever cost saving measure they were implementing - they just let a fantastic amount of knowledge, talent, and information walk out that door without a key card to get back in. Seems to be a trend too - people who have worked there for many years - being let go. Maybe they make too much money. Maybe it is ageist. But beyond the whys - it just isn't good business.
There were many things my
Stupid, stupid corporate decisions. When will they ever learn that people are not chess pieces or numbers on a spreadsheet? And really, not everyone is expendable.