I know you are working hard to keep your job. You have been told, as have I, that there are certain things we can do to keep our jobs safe. Perhaps we believed that a better degree, more experience, lots of hard work, even working extra hours would be the things that help us maintain some amount of job security. You know, enough job security that will protect us from a layoff when others in our company or department are getting laid off.
We believed that our job security was in our control. But it really isn't. Here are six flawed assumptions about job security that you need to get over.