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      05-06-2009, 08:27 PM   #1
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Anyone here got laid lately?

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      05-06-2009, 08:49 PM   #2
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      05-06-2009, 08:56 PM   #3
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Nope, not me. But Ebay will layoff 700 employees and I know someone who's losing their job.
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      05-06-2009, 08:58 PM   #4
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      05-06-2009, 09:06 PM   #5
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I got laid off at the end of March. Here's the thread I made.
I was fortunate to find a new job after 4 weeks - pretty quick in this market. And as an added bonus, so far I'm MUCH happier at the new job.
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      05-06-2009, 10:47 PM   #6
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got laid off yesterday...

thankfully it was only an internship
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I got laid off in February but picked right back up with another company. But I'm considering a career change......
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I got laid off in February but picked right back up with another company. But I'm considering a career change......
That's what I did.
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That's what I did.
I'm really tired of the Government/Contracting world. Way to much political BS and secretive crap all the time but it's all I know.
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I'll take your place in contracting. My Dad is DCMA and has kind of been trying to get me on for a year since I got laid off of my tax accountant job. In the meantime I've been making crappy paychecks at a job I hate applying for stuff here and there and never hearing a word back. On top of that I am getting a little sick of Seattle's BS weather and really lackluster bitches. Oh and I took a girl home from the bar Saturday. The highlight of the whole encounter was when she left! (Good sucker though)
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I'm really tired of the Government/Contracting world. Way to much political BS and secretive crap all the time but it's all I know.
I enjoy the hell out of it. The job is too easy and the money is great. Maybe being in AZ it's far different.
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      05-08-2009, 10:14 PM   #12
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My wife got laid off on Christmas Eve. =(
Hasn't found a new job yet, but she hasn't been looking too hard since she is 8 months now. I'm hoping she decides not to go back to work when the baby is born, but right now she is insisting on it.
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Laid off day before x-mas eve. Took a good 2+months for unemployment to kick in, after 4 telephone interviews. I have been looking for a job for months now. Very hard to live off of $280 every 2 weeks. Currently in the process of becoming an assistant and Best Buy. If all goes well I should be making 13+/hr which is more than enough for a college student.
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