13 Ways to Survive a Layoff
"We feel you would be happier working for another company."
"Sorry, business is falling off. We no longer need your services."
"Operations are being consolidated in Mexico. The Bedrock Plant will be closed Feb. 1."
Sugar-coated or not, the message is the same: You're fired! You have been sacked. You are out of a job!
Anyone can get the axe at any time. It happens to good people and bad ones, hard workers as well as slackers.
Therefore, it makes common sense to know what to do to survive and prosper should you ever get the dreaded "pink slip."