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Laid Off – A Reader’s Story

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of working with – and ultimately becoming friends with – Amber Lancour. We worked together at a company in Los Angeles and have kept in touch through email and through this blog and BadRoomie.com – a now defunct website I started with my brother (Amber’s had the craziest roomies).

Last week, Amber sent me an email with some kind words of encouragement about this blog along with her personal story about getting laid off and the forced transition to being self-employed. Read that letter here.

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Death of the Resume

Looking for a new job? Unemployed right now? Watch this video on the death of the traditional resume and learn what steps you need to take right now to prepare for a new job market.

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