Why do companies seem to prefer to cut middle management jobs?

Jan 31, 2024
Whatever the reason, shareholders seem to love hearing that jobs cuts are coming.
UPS announced nearly 12,000 layoffs on Tuesday. There have also been recent layoffs in industries like tech, media and finance.
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Why are middle managers so unhappy?

Jan 23, 2024
According to a new Gallup analysis, only 1 in 3 American workers say they are engaged with their job, and less than half say they know what is expected of them at work. And apparently the most bummed out are middle managers, who report more burnout and work-life balance issues.
Remote work has made it more difficult for managers and their subordinates to understand their roles and feel recognized for their work.
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Taco Bell's $100,000 salary offer highlights the pivotal role of managers

Jan 17, 2020
It's a sign of both a tight labor market and the critical role played by managers in operating a restaurant location.
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Some states hike overtime salary threshold higher than Feds

Jan 1, 2020
A new federal salary level for low-paid managers to be eligible for overtime pay kicks in Jan. 1.
Employees work overnight in a factory.
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Millions more white-collar workers could get overtime

May 16, 2016
The Labor Department wants to close the wage gap for nearly 5 million employees.
Workers currently don't get overtime if they're managers or administrative workers making at least $23,660 a year.
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How to manage talent, like a boss

Feb 26, 2016
Why letting your employee leave may be more important than retaining them.

Unlimited vacation anyone?

Jul 7, 2015
What happens when a company offers its employees unlimited time off.

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