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Those left behind: Survivors in limbo after corporate restructuring

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25.07.2019

Being asked to stay on after a boss has been made redundant can leave employees in a difficult situation.Credit:Tanya Lake

QUESTION:

The company that I work for has restructured with a "spill and fill" – I have survived, but my boss and many at her level have not. Instead of being walked immediately, they have been asked to stay on for several months, the idea being they can pass on their IP.

It is awkward – they don't want to be there and it stopping the business from moving forward.

Any thoughts on how to best proceed?

Work Therapy.Credit:John Shakespeare

ANSWER:

This sounds like a difficult situation for you, for your (soon-to-be former) boss and for her peers, who've been........

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