Here are a few signs that should prompt you to dust off your resume and update your dormant LinkedIn profile.
The first is when a payroll is delayed due a “technical problem” or “bank error.” Prepare yourself for a harsh reality – this is a lie. There are cash flow issues.
Another is missed deadlines across the organization. Projects usually have a reciprocal time/money relationship. If there is more money, they take less time. If there is less money…missed deadlines.
There are also subtle signs to look out for. Like when the company attempts to save money by cutting the most minor of expenses. If there is no longer milk in the fridge for your morning coffee, worry.
Finally, a telltale sign is erratic behavior at the top of the organization. If your senior management has already exhausted the rational and calculated options, they’ll likely try to pull a rabbit out of a hat. Trust me, that is going to be one bumpy ride.
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