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Being Laid Off

5 Things Older Workers Should Do To Keep Their Jobs

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.21.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

A friend confided recently that nary a day goes by when she doesn't expect to lose her job. It isn't just that she's in an industry that has shrunk dramatically during the past decade -- she works for a newspaper -- but that she is in her mid-50s.

The Recession's Permanent Wounds On My Generation

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I went through the first 35 years of my working life having to look up how to spell 'laid off.' For real. It was just one of those brain twerks; to this day, I never type the words 'meditate' or 'environment' right the first time either. But I sure learned how to spell 'laid off.'

Afraid Of Being Laid Off? Here's Help

The Post Standard | Richard O'Neill, Ph.D | Posted 08.16.2012 | Healthy Living

Dr. O'Neill: I lead a division of a company that has been hit hard by the economy. Other divisions have instituted layoffs, and our overall business p...

A Tale of Two Lives

Jeremy Garcia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jeremy Garcia

To borrow one of the best-known lines in literary history, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." It was the time of my rebirth, my re...