While considering it "semi-retirement" may sound cute, being laid off can suck. Ironically, it can also be the best thing to happen to you since you got that worthless Liberal Arts degree.
We've all been programmed to put being fired on the list of horrible happenstances, but does it deserve the bad rap?
With the current economic crunch going on, keeping your job is as important to you as cutting costs is to your employer. Make sure you're nowhere near the list of "expendables" by avoiding these ... [more]