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Subject:Re: laid off From:figmo -at- rahul -dot- net (Lynn Gold) To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Sun, 11 Mar 2001 18:16:25 -0800 (PST)
Maggie Secara wrote:
>>From: "Karen Neeb" <karenneeb -at- hotmail -dot- com>
>I know many people will tell
>>that job hunting is a full-time job, but don't worry yourself silly about
>>finding a new job. Both times I've been laid off, it's turned out to be the
>>best thing that could have happened; I just didn't know it at the time.
>This is fine while you have money in the bank or someone else in the
>household who can support you. If you're your own sole means of support,
>and you have not been "provident" as my father reminded me, job search is
>not something you can flip off. It can take three weeks to get a job, from
>first interview to start date, and another 2 weeks to get a pay check.
Agreed. The time to hit the beach is the time between when you accept your
job offer in writing and when the job starts.
(another sole supporter with debts out the wazoo)
IPCC 01, the IEEE International Professional Communication Conference,
October 24-27, 2001 at historic La Fonda in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN UNTIL MARCH 15. http://ieeepcs.org/2001/
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