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Health Care Professional With Master's Degree, Laid Off And Moving Back Home

Evangeline Yvonne Samples, MS, RDN, LD | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Evangeline Yvonne Samples, MS, RDN, LD

I am the last person you would expect to be among the long-term unemployed. Now I've moved in with my mother, back into my childhood bedroom.

Losing My Job Improved My Life

James Kunen | Posted 03.28.2012 | Home
James Kunen

I'd been downsized. Thrown under the bus. I had thought I didn't like spending my precious days on Earth sealed into a box at Time Warner headquarters, where I toiled in corporate communications, but I had no idea how alienated I was. Now, anything was possible.

Defined by Ego

Amy Chan | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business
Amy Chan

My whole life I've defined myself through the roles I've had -- the academic, the girlfriend, the party girl... As long as I had a role to fit within,...

Losing a Job, Finding a Voice

Bob Sellers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Sellers

It's obvious that what's different about so many of the unemployed during the Great Recession is that it has touched people who are used to succeeding, not being on the wrong end of a termination.