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Surviving unemployment

I wrote this shortly after accepted a job that ended my unemployment. A lot of people on LinkedIn found it useful, so I figured I’d share it here. 2,191 more words


Lay-off proof your finances

If you’re like the rest of us peons, you probably can’t protect your job from a lay-off. Your finances, however, face no such shortfall. This article will help you get your finances in order so you have one less thing to cry about into your whiskey after getting laid-off.  1,409 more words


Putting one foot in front of the other

Well, this has been an interesting couple of weeks. I totally screwed something up at work, and I’ve been working overtime since the beginning of February to make it right. 348 more words

Personal Experiences With TBI

Floating, Flailing Friday: Feeling Like Flotsam

The place where I earn a living decided they needed to have layoffs, and so the carnage began. I cannot speak to whether it was a good decision from a business perspective – that is far above my pay-grade. 625 more words


Are you prepared for the unexpected?

Layoffs. If you received your walking papers, would you be prepared? We hear about people receiving pink slips all of the time, and we hope that it never happens to us, but we usually don’t think about it anymore. 782 more words

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Taxpayer Beware: As Cities Compete for Amazon’s New Headquarters or HQ2, Hundreds Face Layoffs At Seattle Headquarters and Elsewhere

Amazon, the second largest employer in the United States at 566,000, will be laying off several hundred workers at the Seattle location, and hundreds more at other locations all over the US. 466 more words


Yeah, well, nobody ever said it would be easy...

I’m regaining my balance, after a pretty intense week. I’ve been working long hours, sitting for long hours, and that’s brought me a whole bunch of pain. 1,004 more words

Personal Experiences With TBI