Massive layoffs happened on Friday, and my CD was let go. He hired me, and we had a great work relationship. Today I just feel lost and weird. He won't be replaced because there's "no budget"...

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Give it a few days and let the dust settle down. Maybe things will work out for the better.

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You're right, I was getting too anxious about the whole thing. It's crazy how disposable we are at the end of the day :(

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I have just been 6 months on this job, but the company is going through major financial issues atm. For some reason they decided to let go my creative director and manager, so rn my entire department is running without a manager as of today. I honestly feel like looking for a new job even if they decided to keep me. Am I overreacting? I just feel like my CD was the only thing that kept the team going on this place....

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What specifically do you have experience designing? I’m from Minneapolis. Moved to Chicago somewhat recently, but can ask around.

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That blows. Which agency?

Target has had a pretty bad year so this isn’t surprising. I’d keep your site updated and stay in touch with your boss

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Could be a good opportunity for you to step up and take on more of a leadership role. If you prove yourself, you may even get a promotion so when you’re ready to move on it’ll be at a highe title.

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Laid off. Applying to jobs. Besides networking, what are the top job search platforms/websites? There’s LinkedIn, indeed, monster and Glassdoor. Anything else I’m missing or which is the “best”?

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How does severance typically work when you get fired? Is it a lump sum?

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Well fuck. I got laid off. Just when you think you’re in the clear, 2020 brings the pain. Guess it’s true that the big title comes with a big target.

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What is the EY severance package ?

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Just found out I’m getting laid off in two weeks. How do I stay motivated to do work until then?

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Is it noteworthy to have worked in the creative industry for 23 years -18 in advertising, without ever being fired or laid-off? Are there medals or gold watches for that?

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Are any of the PwC people who were laid off getting severance packages?

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