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Originally published on LinkedIn.com on July 24, 2015.

BlackBerry, formerly Research In Motion, was my first home. I secretly loved work; I complain a lot because I cared. 770 more words


Rovio To Lay Off 260 More Staff Members

After the phenominal success that was Angry Birds, Rovio Entertainment (developers of the series) grew with tremendous speed. Now that success and growth has rendered the success of Angry Birds 2, as well as other launches and… 231 more words

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Light at the end of a layoff - 5 life lessons learned

Have you ever experienced a layoff? Did it make you stronger? Sometimes, it can help to hear what others have gone through to know that you are not alone. 1,138 more words

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Cat's out of the bag now


Finally told the parental unit that we share a house with about my impending freedom. Said parental unit took it much better than expected. Good gravy, these last 2 weeks are going to drag out like crazy, aren’t they? 131 more words


Unintended gifts from a dying cancer patient

I’m sitting on the second-story porch of a small studio apartment in Tulum, Mexico, writing this first blog entry. I might not be here – unemployed, living alone in a foreign country, happy – if I hadn’t spent a lot of time with dying cancer patient I hardly knew. 1,805 more words


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The Layoff Chronicles

***Names have been changed (or completely ignored) to protect the ridiculous***

So, back in May, they announced that my department would be getting laid off by early September. 462 more words


When the Ax Attacks: Surviving a Layoff

“We’re letting you go” is one of the scariest and most feared phrases in the workplace. Losing your job can add more pressure and distress today because of the current economic uncertainty. 688 more words