Its all about the bottom-line. In this economy, no job seems safe from the axe. But there is one way to help the odds lean in your favor.
Dollars and Cents
Tyler Cowen, a professor of Economics at George Mason University, suggests in his article, How to Talk the Boss Out of Giving You a Pink Slip (Money Magazine), that the employee ask for a meeting with the boss. He suggests, In a downturn you need to speak the language that matters most: dollars and cents.