Monthly Archives: March 2009

Unemployed and ready for your close-up?

San Fransciso based documentary filmakers are looking for people for whom the recession has been a catalyst for positive change in their life to interview and feature in their film. If you want to tell your story on the big … Continue reading

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Turn the page on unemployment

I don’t have a new job.  Yet. But… While checking in with all my unemployed, job-seeking brethren and sistren (the links in the right sidebar) I came upon the great news that Fired For Now has found a new job. … Continue reading

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Unemployed in NYC?

Project 405 Party, March 25 Click through, for all the details.

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Follow for now

  If you could stand on the highest peak, and the whole world could hear your voice, what would you say? Would you scream your frustration about getting laid-off?  How loud would you scream?  When you were finished screaming, you … Continue reading

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The Unemployed Quilt Project

The folks at IGet2Work have put together the coolest thing:  The Unemployed Quilt Project.   It is our post-YouTube digital patchwork quilt, made of videos of individuals telling their story about getting laid-off, losing their job, searching day in and day out, … Continue reading

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Layoff Link-Go-Round

The Isolation of Unemployment Pulitzer Prize winning essayist, author and former Los Angeles Times columnist Al Martinez on the isolation of unemployment. From Advertising Age:  Laid Off?  Here Are Nine Ways to Make the Most of It The experience of getting … Continue reading

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Free Resume Printing Today at FedEx Office (formerly FedEx Kinko’s)

From their press release: The company invites customers to take advantage of this one-day event by visiting any of its 1,600+ FedEx Office Print and Ship Centers in the United States during regular business hours.  This offer is good for … Continue reading

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Top Twitter Links to Start the Week

Found these links on Twitter today.   Some good advice, and the story of smart young lady who graduated college early to be laid off at 22.   I’ll keep you updated, because I’m sure this isn’t the end of … Continue reading

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Layoff Support Group

As more and more people are getting laid-off, they’re also starting blogs and websites about being unemployed and all the trials that go along with it. One of the most important things that we can do to get through these … Continue reading

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Back to School

Just added two new articles to the Career Development and Education section of the handbook: Going Back to School After You’ve Been Laid Off, Part 1 Going Back to School After You’ve Been Laid Off, Part 2

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