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Timing a Lay-off

I’ve decided that if you were going to plan a zombie apocalypse lay-off, the best time would be toward the middle or end of January. If you were expecting it, you would be wise to skip the Christmas gifts and save every penny, but I think most of the time you don’t expect this sort of thing anyway. 621 more words


Family Lessons about Money - Layoff Edition

Gather the family around the virtual campfire and prepare for the conversation of your life. Now is the time to let go of any family taboos around discussing money.  900 more words

Family Spending Plan

On Unemployment and Why It's Okay to Have Feelings

It has begun.

Today was my last day as a full-time employee. That is, until I get another job in Boise.

I said goodbye to my colleagues (though I’ll still be freelancing), and to Leesburg, VA, my second home for the past year. 1,137 more words


Panic Attack

Yesterday my company had the first reorganization of many to come with our new CEO. It didn’t affect me but the closeness of the blow was enough to send me into a bit of a panic spiral. 330 more words

Why offer departing employees outplacement?

Outplacement or job transition assistance can help your organization in many ways.  Whether you are letting go an entire department or team, or just one employee who is no longer a fit for the role, it’s incredibly beneficial to offer job transition services.   387 more words


4 Things You Must Do After Getting Laid Off

By Sheiresa Ngo

You were the model employee. You produced quality work, sacrificed your weekends, and maybe even paid for continuing education courses out of your own pocket so you could do your job more effectively. 427 more words

Sheiresa Ngo

Indian Diamond Industry Begins Layoffs

Indian diamond cutters are beginning to lose their jobs. At least one large De Beers sight holders has already laid off hundreds of workers in Surat, while also dealing with a worker strike. 208 more words

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