I didn’t watch the Super Bowl. In fact, I didn’t even know who was playing until last night. But, I did manage to catch this commercial:

Ha! It applies to your job as well. Make sure you have marketable skills up to date. This is especially important for people who are strictly managers–you know, you just supervise others and don’t know how to do the “work.”

When layoffs come, it’s that manager level that gets cut first–after all the work still has to be done. Just keep up on your skills.

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