It’s the ultimate insult. You’re sacked, then your boss asks you to train your, cheaper, replacement. Terri Dreismeier writes about this in Omaha Workplace Examiner: Oh, by the way, would you train your replacement?

Dreismeier writes;

In 2004, computer programmers working at Boeing were downsized and replaced with foreign workers. Employees were told that “offshoring” was necessary to reduce costs and streamline services. But in a painful twist, several of these programmers were asked to train the replacements. Managers basically requested these dedicated employees to dig their own unemployment graves

What would you do? And if you were a manager would you have the nerve to ask your employees the same question?


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