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Losing Your Job

The Pink Slip Slump

It has many euphemisms: “laid off,” “downsized,” “let go.” But there’s no turn of phrase that can soften the blow when you feel more like you’ve been “fired,” “canned,” “terminated” or “axed.”

Unfortunately, job loss is a common challenge in these economically strained times: According to the U.S. Department of Labor, approximately 4.5% of the labor force—or approximately seven million people—is out of work at any given time. Since the year 2000, mega corporations and... Read more of "The Pink Slip Slump"»

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Take a Deep Breath

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Losing your job is sure to bring up feelings of shock, betrayal and perhaps even guilt, but you're taking the first step towards dealing with your emotions and getting back to work.

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