Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.
I assume Segarra's suit isn't the publicity Blankfein was hoping for, and I wonder what's going on at the NY Fed. When I was at Monster Worldwide, I experienced first-hand Goldman Sachs "doing God's work."
With 12.5 million people out of work and 3.5 million jobs open, we should certainly be doing everything possible to help employers and workers. Fortunately, there are plenty of innovators out there coming up with new ways to help.