Getting fired doesn’t always involve a dramatic showdown meeting with your boss who tells you to pack your things and get out. In an age where employers are paranoid about getting sued by fired employees, firing an employee is often more complicated, involving many subtle steps. As an
employee, it’s up to you to spot these subtle signs before you run out of options. The more lead time you get, the sooner you can engineer a smooth transition into your next position.
eWeek.com has an article called 10 Signs Your Company Wants You Gone. It’s worth the read, especially as the jobs market heads deeper into recession.