There are few blows in life like getting fired, laid off, sacked, or otherwise let go. Divorce, death of a loved one, and forced immigration are just about the only things in life that stress us more than loss of a job. Losing a job can prompt depression and anxiety: two emotional sensations that […]
It would be great if we all had reliable jobs forever, but that’s not how things work in the real world. The scary truth is, most of us will be fired, let go, terminated, laid off, or whatever gentle euphemism your boss dredges up when telling you you’re sacked. Even if you work for […]
Sometimes, months of layoff rumors precede a job loss. You hear whispers of cutbacks and people not getting their raises. Other offices start to close, and you’re pressured to work harder and cut costs.
At other times, a job loss happens with absolutely no warning. Your business closes, you get fired, or you become disabled […]
As many of you know I’ve been unemployed the whole time I’ve been running this blog. It actually goes all the way back to August. So that’s pretty close to 10 months. Time really does fly when you’re having fun and running this blog has been a lot of fun.
I admit I definitely haven’t […]