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Laid off last Nov. Have built up a steady freelance stream since and it’s working. Shit, it’s lucrative. But I miss being in the game. Can I get back in? Should I? Opportunities at my level seem few and far between. Plus, I’m in Canada. Was in the US. Should I go back? Can I? This is messy, I’m sorry. Few beers in. But hey let’s chat!

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Do what you need to do - kill it on the freelance trail and the right opportunities will find you...but don’t be surprised if you find that this is a cycle that repeats itself. It’s nothing to do with you, it’s just that we’re all playing a salary capped sport these days.

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Is there a game anymore?

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A lot shifting around in NY now but TBH it feels like if a job/role doesn’t totally suck...that’s a big win.

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