Books tagged: layoffs

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Are Humans Obsolete?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,410. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Today machines can outplay us at chess, perform surgeries, manage airports, design buildings, act in films. Soon they'll compete with us in nearly every field. Will this cause mass layoffs and riots? Or will we benefit? ... Plus a clear look at our high-tech culture of adolescence, a way to make sense of modern media, and a bird’s-eye view of the turf war between science and religion.
Say for me Kaddish, An Engineer's Life and Advice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Wilcox Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering
This is the life story of an electrical engineer who began his career before tiny personal computers and instant world-wide communications. It describes why he wanted to become an engineer, his interests, and how they interrelate as his career and hobbies develop. The underlying theme is finding out what an engineer is like, and what issues are important in finding meaning and purpose in life.
The Art of Negotiation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After overseeing the downsizing of a construction facility at Arcturus, Zada Harper comes face-to-face with an old friend... whom she just helped lay off. Zada then finds herself the next target of the ISC Corporation layoffs. She is suddenly without a job and forced into automatic arbitration for a severance settlement. But Zada won't go quietly. The ISC feels the sting of her departure.
Layoff Skullduggery: The Official Humor Guide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
A humor book dedicated to the devoted, hard-working souls out there constantly subjected to this horrible economy and the stress, indignities, abuse, and family pressures that have accompanied it. Layoffs are rampant. But here are some basic goofball tactics that will confound your supervisory opponents and have them frantically combing through company policy manuals to find a rational response.
Unemployment and How To Live Through It
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
From his intense and painful experience in unemployment as well as a business executive who had to let people go, Robert Moon offers exceptional insight into the challenges of unemployment. Sixteen years as a pastor and another eighteen years as a corporate manager, he provides honest and helpful service to the human needs and conditions faced by the millions of unemployed.
Silver Icon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Silver Icon is a short story about a day in the life of a typical American worker at a typical American corporation during a reduction in workforce action. Job elimination, off-shoring, and systemic layoffs to reduce costs is common place in today’s workforce. This is the story of Rick, an information technology worker, who experiences this ever repeating story in America.
Breaking Point
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A man with nothing left to lose... A series of layoffs forces starship pilot Alfonso Wickham to make a shuttle delivery with no help other than the accompanying 'efficiency expert.' Nothing he does pleases the man. Neither do the native ground crews. Then local salvagers appear, viewing his cargo as an easy score. Alfonso just reached his breaking point… A science fiction adventure novelette.
How To Survive Unemployment [Article]
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Discrimination
In this article you will learn how to survive unemployment whether you were wrongfully terminated or just laid-off because of the economy.
Downsized
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Author Mark O'Neal embarks on a journey of mental exploration and soul searching after being laid off from his job of sixteen years. O'Neal's short narrative (5000 words) chronicles the first three months of his unemployment in Chicago, Illinois; and this gripping account of the everyday challenges a displaced worker faces is something that people from all walks of life can comprehend.
The Real Business 101: Lessons From the Trenches
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,880. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
The Real Business 101:Lessons From the Trenches is a collection of business tips from a serial entrepreneur covering all phases of running a business. These tips are based on a successful 40 year career running several types of businesses from start-ups to turnarounds to growing an already successful business. Tips include hiring, firing, doing acquisitions, sales, marketing, and much more.