HR from corporate mysteriously arrives, for some important meetings.
ON gets a big grin on his face as well as the HR people, they seem to enjoy the process. Actually last layoff round ON actually offered the test engineer's job to someone else before the test enginer was layed off. And when the layoff was in progress, he had a big grin on his face.
Your manager asks help with something, but won't tell you what it is.
All signs to watch out for. Please feel free to add below.