This is it. You’ve been called into a meeting by your manager
They explain that they are making cutbacks.
You’ve just been laid off.
They escort you out.
The entire exchange took approximately 10 minutes.
Maybe 20 if they had a hard time letting you go, and you got the chance to say goodbye to everybody.
All too often in the corporate world, the above scenario is surprisingly common.
Cutbacks and layoffs occur, and they are beyond your control.
How do you recover from such a scenario?
Luckily, there are a few things you can after you are laid off to minimize the damage that such an action can cause.
Apply for Unemployment
Assuming you were laid off and not…