Ben needs a new career, as well. He’s going to be some sort of vague senior-management HR sort of guy in advertising. He’s going to become obsolete, company downsizing and all. Despite his high level of management, the higher ups have realized that they can exist with fewer HR people in the firm. They need only one. Ben thinks his job is necessary – he’s at it every day, and working hard all day. But he never works late. He never has to reschedule a vacation due to work deadlines. He is given two weeks’ notice. Or is he completely blind-sided?