Top ten people to butter up before the recession h...
Your internal "customers" at work: No company wants to do a little bit of layoffs here, a little bit there. They'd rather overshoot the first time than keep people in suspense every Friday. So when your whole group is packing up your stuff, there's probably work remaining for one or two of you as contractors. Make sure the internal client for your project knows your name and skills, whether that's getting in on the right meetings, or putting "staging/~joe/" instead of "staging/project-xenu/" in URLs you send out for review. When your company lets too many employees go, you'll likely be on the list to pick up some project work.
Top ten people to butter up before the recession hits