Beware if you hear these words around the water cooler, says Reader’s Digest in its March 2009 issue.
- Restructuring plan
Company-wide restructuring plan that includes staffing reductions in all divisions
Reduction in force
Reducing our current employee total
Global workforce reduction and alignment
Aligning operations and resources worldwide
Rebalancing the level of human capital
And finally, the tried and true …
We’ve decided to go in another direction.
Have a favorite?
I like “rebalancing the level of human capital.” The person who came up with that is qualified for a senior vice president slot in human resources. I also like “offboarded,” although it sounds a little bit too much like “waterboarding.”