Between mergers and budget cuts, it's not unusual to hear of or know people who are getting pink-slipped. If you’re unfortunate enough to be one of them, you have two choices: you either let it bring you down or consider it an opportunity for a better career. The former isn’t obviously the better choice, so here’s how to deal with the situation:

If you've been laid off and want to explore other career options, here are some articles that might be helpful:

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(First published in Good Housekeeping Magazine, Good Money section as "No Job? No Problem!" in May 2008; adapted for use in Female Network)
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