With the popularity of mergers and acquisitions in this economy, some of us will be affected sometime in our careers. What is the best way to survive and thrive after a big company change?
After a merger or acquisition most people don’t know what to expect. Job loss and uncertainty are big concerns. It may also take months before you know about departmental reorganizations, new responsibilities or layoffs. Start by coming up with a strategy to survive and thrive in your new office environment.
Start with Preparation –
One of the best tools for dealing with the anxiety of uncertainty is preparation. Stay alert and do some homework on the new company and their culture. Get to know the new managers.
Stay Alert –
Keep doing the best job you can under the circumstances. A lot of the time employees panic and wait around to hear what will happen next. They use all their time and energy contemplating various scenarios together.
Move Forward –
Update your resume and if you need help to make it look really great,hire us. Consider the possibility that a company change could open up new opportunities for you. Be prepared to present yourself in the best light when the time is right. In times of great change, there are often great opportunities for those who are ready.