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For those of you who have been laid off, what do your days look like? Someone told me to expect 3-4 months at LEAST before finding another job

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I've been lucky and had at least 2-3 interviews each week. In between I'm prepping, networking, looking for interesting companies, and preparing documents I'll need. Not waking up at 6am each day but not taking it easy either

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I quite enjoy interviews and even will accept offers to interview now even though I'm not really look to make a move or interested in the company, only to keep me crisp and prepared for the time when a great opp comes around, kind of a dick move but whatever, can't rely on anyone else always looking out for myself and family

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I'm also going to look for volunteer opps and maybe take a few classes online

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I was laid off 2 weeks ago. Working on my resume, networking, looking for jobs and companies I'd be interested in. Tbh I've been kinda lazy about it but I'm trying to kick it into high gear this week

My problem is that interviews take so much out of me that the whole rest of my day tends to be shot. Honestly I'm kind of enjoying it though- setting my own schedule and doing stuff I like (research, talking to people) in the hopes of a positive outcome

EY1, have you ever had to turn down an offer when you don't have another one? What reason did you give?

"Crisp and prepared." Are we referring to food or feelings here?😂

I found another job in 2 weeks

Took me about 10 weeks (Laid off in Feb) and I interviewed a lot, but mostly smaller companies.

If anyone wants to come to D, I'll refer you! Not sure how soon they'll be hiring for what

Loving the freedom of setting my own schedule. I'm speaking to about 8 companies and have at least 3 interviews a week. On top of that, I finally have time to organize details for my wedding which was causing me more stress than I realized because work was stressing me out so much.

FYI I've been out of work for 5 weeks. Hoping to land a job in another 2 weeks or so.

@d2, what companies are you looking at?

Some consulting but mostly startup or internal marketing roles

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