Surviving layoffs may mean new job responsibilities

Congratulations--you dodged layoffs, at least this time around. So why is the boss at your elbow wanting to talk? Because the job you've kept may not be the same job you've been doing.

If there are fewer people in the office, chances are you're going to have more responsibility, perhaps even a completely new job. How you respond to this new charge may have a lot to do with your success at the company and whether the next round of layoffs hits you, experts said.

David Lewis ,…