A fantastic topic came up over dinner one day regarding how to increase job security in today’s highly volatile economy. The usual tips came up, such as: be invaluable, develop strong internal relationships, and never call in sick on a Friday (slacker). All tips were logical, but the more we drank, the more out of the box we thought until we reached the best employment insurance strategy of them all: Make babies and start a family!
Starting a family could be the #1 way to ensure long term employment. With a family, your employer must not only consider your situation, but the situation of every single person you support. The more kids you have, the more bullet proof you become! Imagine a scenario where your boss is faced with firing 10 employees out of 100, or 10%. How do you think she chooses?
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