Just got laid off today 😥 super sad

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Quick vent: fiancé and I were going to put an offer in on an apartment we loved before all of this Covid stuff happened but changed that plan to rent to buy starting Aug to be safer. The sellers just told us they accepted someone else’s offer to buy. We, especially me, were in love with the apartment but we were too risk adverse to buy now bc if Covid and fiancé working at a startup that had layoffs in the beginning. Just sad bc we’ve been looking for two years and this was the perfect place.

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Would you be sad if you got fired today?

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It’s hard to be motivated when rounds of layoffs happen and you see all your friends leave. But one thing that’s gotten me through all of this is working out. And when I say workout I mean the most pathetic, sad, barely completed beginner-level cardio dance routines. I’ve somehow forced myself to move while on lockdown and it’s somehow forced me to feel better. Whatever you’re doing, wherever you are: get up and move even if you don’t finish or end up going on a walk. Pls take care of yourself❤️

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Know this may be a long shot in terms of actual responses but: @PPMDs, what are your thoughts on the current/impending COVID specific layoffs at your firm? E.G. Glad for the opportunity to reduce the headcount of mid performing SMs with little/no chance of making PPMD? Sad to see a firm you’re a part of undergo such unforeseen circumstances?

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How do you survive in a company after layoffs? Feel thankful to have a job, but the people left are miserable and overworked and sad.

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Anyone else struggling with jealousy after being laid off? I feel sad and angry when I think about the people who can stay just because their group has a union and / or they work there over 10, some even 20 years. I really loved working at this agency. My bad luck was that our group lost our only client. I really wish I could stay! 😢

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Do you feel sad when engagement finished, as a result, multiple people got fired from client side? Actually not their fault. But executive get rid of them to cover their own ass. I felt like shit...

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Bf’s company just did layoffs today. He survived, but is extremely sad... any advice from someone who went through layoffs?

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Is it sad that I hate my agency so much I dream of getting fired? Because it would be better than working here while searching elsewhere?

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“Two years ago I couldn’t get a job. I was fired. My income dropped to 1/16th. It’s so sad my husband couldn’t be here. (committed suicide) You CAN turn things around” - Joan Rivers 1990 Emmy winner

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How bad were the layoffs at Pub NY? So sad

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The sad irony of all the good people who tried to roll out a good product and now have been fired by the AI logic of that bastardized (Microsoft) product so that they can hire more offshore workers.

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