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Layoff blues

Don't go singing the layoff blues

Lost your job? Don't get discouraged. Freshen up your life by turning the tables on this unfortunate event -- explore new options, switch careers, be your own boss.

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Shake off the shock and stretch (your budget)
Ways to nip and tuck a few bucks without feeling punished
What to do when the pink slip lands on your desk
How to save money when you are down and out
Survival tips for the unemployed
 
Broaden your horizons -- re-evaluate your career
You've dreamed of being your own boss, so why not turn it into a reality? Or, make a career change.
Entrepreneurial gut-check: Start your own business
Consider going back to school
 
Strengthen your competitive spirit
You've got the skills and the work experience -- let the job hunt bring out the fighter in you!
Buff up that resume 'til it shines
Write a cover letter that zings!
Resumes in cyberspace
Win big at a job fair
15 job-interview success tips
Plus: Questions to ask during an interview
 
-- Updated: May 6, 2003
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