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Another Round of Layoffs at Forbes

Forbes+Logo.jpgAllThingsD is reporting that another round of layoffs is on the way at Forbes and more than 50 people will be let go from both the business and editorial side. You may recall the last two rounds of cuts — during which ForbesAuto.com was shuttered — were mainly the result of the web and print operations being consolidated. As Peter Kafka points out, however, there can’t be much reason for this week’s cuts “beyond the fact that the miserable economy has been especially rough on magazines in general and business titles specifically.”

Keith Kelly has the names of a number of people let go including: “Ronda Kass, an art director, and Kasia Moreno, an editorial director. On the dot-com side, Mitchell Martin, head of the breaking-news department, is out along with three of his reporters, Alex Davidson, Lisa LaMotta, and Ruthie Ackerman.” As well as Stewart Pinkerton, one of the five managing editors, whose retirement last week may have been encouraged.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.