Layoffs — they're every employee's greatest fear. But there are ways you can protect yourself, even in these recessionary times. First and foremost, you must fulfill what I call The Ultimate Expectation: Figure out what needs to be done and then do it without being told.
Few employees demonstrate this virtue. But those who serve a customer, solve a problem, assist a co-worker, make a money-saving suggestion, develop an idea, or improve a process are the ones that can make things happe