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WATCH: Former Television Producer Turns Pink Slip Into Pretty Dresses

Posted 10.25.2012 | Fifty

Marla Wynne Ginsberg, 56, used to be a successful television producer, her name behind shows such as "Highlander" and "La Femme Nikita." Things wer...

Life & Happiness With Laura Rowley: Bouncing Back From Unemployment

Laura Rowley | Posted 02.18.2012 | Fifty

Hard-hit by layoffs during the recession, Laurie and her husband drained their retirement savings to cover the mortgage, and ran up their credit cards...

Perfect Attendance: Cold and Flu Season's Public Health Menace

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 02.06.2012 | Education
Dr. Caroline Cicero

Working while you are sick doesn't make you productive. Kids don't do well in school when they should be at home recovering, and their peers sitting next to them don't win either.

Career Couch: Pink Slip Prevention

Stacey Radin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stacey Radin

Just like any other cultural shift, the career revolution is a time for opportunity, but requires managing constantly moving pieces, being flexible in thinking and behavior, and resiliency.

Job Fairs or Job Fairy Tales?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Today's career fairs seem anything but "fair" to me. Approach those companies that don't appear to be looking. Another secret if you're unemployed is to offer yourself to employers on a "per-project" or "temp" basis.

Friendship and Money: She's fired, you're not

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Any major life change--including an unexpected job loss can increase the risk of a once-close friendship falling apart. As a result, the global recession is challenging untold numbers of female friendships.

Girlfriends with Pink Slips

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The support of female friends can help a woman get over the traumatic emotional and financial losses associated with being fired or let go. What can friends do?

My Bulletproof Tips: How to Be Perceived as 15 Years Younger than You Really Are on an Interview or at Work

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Create a youthful perception -- otherwise, there's someone else waiting in the wings with quicker computer skills and contemporary pop culture knowledge who will be all too happy to fill your shoes.

It's a Pink Christmas

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

When fear becomes a predominant emotion in many companies, it negatively affects innovation, proactivity, and, human relationships.

Four Christmases: The Humiliation of Explaining Your Unemployment Around the Holiday Table

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Can you imagine having to explain that you're unemployed to the people you see only once a year?

The Ketchup Generation: Entry-Level Jobs Really are There for You, Even During a Recession; Here's the Secret

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Everyone I know under 30 loves ketchup -- on everything. When I grew up, it was just for french fries and hamburgers. Now, they practically want to use it as lube.

And Now For The Hangover

Deborah Copaken Kogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deborah Copaken Kogan

Sorry to be a downer on this of all days, but if there's one thing I've learned, it's that yins always have their yangs. Eight years of buying into trickle down economics has taken a toll.

If We Could "Elect" the President of the Company We Work for... Who'd Get Your Vote?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

A lot of jobs, including the President of the United States, tend to be on autopilot.

*&%# Obama or McCain: My Bulletproof Secrets to Insulate Your Small Business from Bankruptcy

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Bulletproofing one's job is built around four simple notions that will maximize your value and prospects for today and tomorrow.