May 19, 2020

How Not to Lay Off Employees featuring Bird Scooters!

Are you an evil corporation thinking of cutting your staff during the coronavirus crisis? Listen in for some tips on how not to totally botch this potentially devastating act!

The show takes a look at the recent Bird layoffs, including a very unfortunate Zoom meeting concocted by Bird CEO Travis VanderZanden, as well as a few other poorly-planned downsizings affecting workers.

Also discussed: Ray Dalio's book Principles, the importance of joining the capitalist class in order to succeed within capitalism, and most important of all: a new soundboard clip!

Bird article: 
https://dot.la/bird-layoffs-meeting-story-2645612465.html

Layoff articles: https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2020/3/27/21195664/coronavirus-layoffs-furlough-severance

https://hbr.org/2020/04/how-to-manage-coronavirus-layoffs-with-compassion?ab=hero-main-text

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