The sequester represents major cuts in the federal spending and will have a big impact on the local workforce in the Maryland, D.C., and Virginia area. Most people are wondering what to do now that the sequester is now going into affect. The answer to that question is that you should not panic at your job and to do the research needed to better understand how the sequester will affect your job. You need to be proactive in gathering the necessary information to better understand your situation at work. This may include talking with your boss, co-workers, human resources, and researching on the internet to find out as much information to help clue you in on your job stability. You need to remember that you are responsible for your own job and it is up to you to support your family. You need to do your due diligence in helping you get all the necessary information to help you formulate a game plan that will help you continue your employment through the sequester process.
We work to live. We work to survive. We work for the challenge. We all work voluntarily at the companies providing a service in a subject matter that we specialize in. The point is that a job requires two parties to fulfill the obligation which is between you and the company. You have to put your trust in your company to ensure that work will be coming in and the company puts trust in you that you will provide the service to get the work done. Both make money and everyone benefits. During this tough time you need to work with the company to make sure that this working relationship still exists and the need for both is still there. If you find any issues in the relationship between you and the organization then you need to start looking for opportunities that will be more beneficial to you. Please, do your research and support every decision that you make with facts.