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Layoff Survivor: How I See It

I know it’s tough to be laid off, and scary to be without a paycheck. The market’s tight and the competition’s stiff. It’s hard on the person getting the news and the family that has to deal with the aftermath.           I’m a layoff “survivor”. That means I’ve lived through several organizational cut backs, deep and shallow, and I’m still here, working, until they cut me loose. Before you tell me how lucky I am, Continue reading →

Dealing with Layoffs

Here are just a few of the emails we’ve received from folks  asking for help when dealing with layoffs: I’ve just been laid off. What should I do? Take a deep breath. Go home. Make a plan. Take a deep breath so you don’t say something you’ll regret later. It’s a small world. The people you work with today can be the ones you’ll work with tomorrow, so be advised, speak with care. And, speak Continue reading →