Fun with Words: Does Rightsizing Make You Feel Better Than Being Fired?

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As the language of layoffs continues to evolve, David Gillen and Will Storey question whether or not you can really sugar-coat being fired. Questions: 1. According to Geoffrey Nunberg from U.C. Berkley, where does the term “you’re fired” really come from? 2. What are the three categories that Nunberg says are associated with the language… Read more »

Aporkalypse? Not So.

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A bacon shortage was part of the headlines this week as a result of a September 20 press release from Britain’s National Pig Association, a trade group that describes itself as “Fighting for the growth and prosperity of the British pig industry.” While the pork industry is currently under serious stress, the reality is that… Read more »