In this article you will learn how to survive unemployment whether you were wrongfully terminated or just laid-off because of the economy. You are not the only one that have been fired. On May 1, 2005, I was terminated from my job after over 20 years with the federal government.
Along with my job, I lost my retirement, health, and life insurance. As I continued to fight back with an attorney, however, the agency (Customs and Border Protection – CBP.gov) and I settled the case after I prevailed in my lawsuit. I then retired on July 27, 2005.
No one is immune to being terminated. In this economy anyone can be laid off at practically any time. Hotshot executives, top-notch technicians, super salespeople, and blue-and white-collar workers down in the trenches can all lose their jobs at a moment’s notice.
This article will list basic survival tips for you to take to get back into the driver’s seat if you end up unemployed. Consequently, we should all have or be devising some type of ultimate escape plan—our step-by-step strategy outlining what we’ll do if or when we get laid off.