I Was Recently Laid-off

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    Scared Sh*t-less

    It wasn't so recent that I got laid off it was in Oct. Ever since then I have been trying to go back to school which hasn't worked out because my parents won't help me and I don't have 30 Grand just lying around. I have been applying everyday and I got 2 calls back weeks ago went...
    Halo Halo
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 15, 2009

    No Job

    I am (well... was) an engineer in a big compary. Loved my job (actually I didn't realize how much I loved it until I lost it). I was sitting in my office doing my job about a week ago; my boss came into my office; closed the door; sit down and told me he was letting me go. He...
    zartosht zartosht
    26-30, M
    Mar 7, 2009

    Unemployed & Alone

    I live alone and was recently laid off from my work - I am just so worried that I will not be able to keep up the mortgage repayments' on my home.  Perhaps I am a pessamist, but I can see myself & my dog living under a bridge somewhere : -((.  Yes, I do feel sorry...
    peekaboo09 peekaboo09
    56-60, F
    1 Response Aug 27, 2009

    I WAS LAID OFF THE OTHER DAY FROM MY SOFTWARE

    JOB AND NOW TRYING TO DISCOVER WHAT I WANT TO DO NEXT
    YYCGIRL99 YYCGIRL99
    46-50, F
    Sep 22, 2014

    I Was Recently Laid-off

    i was recently laid-off from my job. And it has made me very worried and scared that me and my fiancee will lose everything we have. My family keeps telling me that everything will be ok. But that still doesnt help the fact that im worried how we will get food on the table a roof...
    mawdog mawdog
    22-25, M
    7 Responses Feb 22, 2009

    Unemployment Compensation/ Labor Hall

    I wish to reach the recently or soon to be unemployed. I believe it's necessary to share information that will be to your benefit.  If you are soon to become unemployed (laid off) or have become so as you read this do not register at a LABOR HALL or temporary service of...
    scourge scourge
    51-55, M
    Mar 18, 2010

    With the down turn in the economy in Canada i

    unfortunately was laid off. Mind you it's been over a month now but as one who needs to work, for sanity purposes, it's been rough! Made tougher that I'm not receiving call backs like I normally would. I've had the typical phone interviews and rejection letters to follow. I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 16, 2015

    After 20+ Years I Got Let Go, Now What?

    So after a pretty successful 17 year history with one employer I took a promotion at a new company, in a new city. Four years, 3 months later, I was laid off (one week ago). We told my daughter but no one else. My husband's on disability and I'm the bread winner. Man am I scared...
    LuluG LuluG
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 22, 2011
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