and develop a plan. You can’t rely on an immediate supervisor to remember all your contributions. Oftentimes, it will be the acquiring company that will evaluate your worth. Write a summary of accomplishments at the mere hint of a merger and update it weekly. Be sure to highlight newfound or untapped skills that can be transferred.
If you are part of the acquisition team, be encouraging to the new staff Let them know they are important and that you won’t run roughshod over them.