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A Guide to Layoff Survival

Although America witnessed one of the greatest games in Super Bowl history, it seems like that’s the only thing looking up in our country’s morale. The crisis in the sub-prime mortgage industry as well as a downward trend in the employment index resulted in quite a few layoffs in all sectors of the economy. According to the Monster Employment Index, January Index for Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media Occupations was down 15% vs. January 2007, and down 9% vs. December of 2007. So how do you survive an unexpected job cut and get back on your feet to find employment? provides a guide to layoff survival, from dealing with the job loss to getting back in the game of job hunting, the article breaks down the essentials of turning a tragedy into an opportunity.
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