So the publisher of the Houston Chronicle sent out the dreaded memo. You know, the one that, if you’re a Chron staffer, makes you want to kick yourself in the ass for not starting your job search six months earlier:
As our newspaper continues to report the condition of the economy, we read about companies in all business categories adjusting their size to match current and projected revenues. The Houston Chronicle must do the same in spite of your diligent efforts.
I believe this is what’s known in literary circles as “foreshadowing.”
Consequently, over the next 60 days, we will be reorganizing our employee base in all divisions around a reduction in force of at least 10 percent.