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If I Got Laid Off I Would Handle It Like This (Tips for Surviving A Layoff)

This post was inspired after reading Holly Hoffman’s excellent post, The Recession Economy Forces Your Hand, where she writes about the fears and frustration of her job being affected by the economy.

I work for a small firm doing IT and the possibility of getting downsized definitely worries me. I’ve said it many times to my friends, if we have three bad months in row, people are getting pink slips, and if we have six bad months in a row, they’ll lock the doors on us. It’s pretty scary. I hope like hell it doesn’t happen, but I have to be a realist and prepare myself for the worst.