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Am I Being Targeted For Layoff Due To My Age?

Am I Being Targeted For Layoff Due To My Age?

4 ways to prove age discrimination

How can you tell if your age is the reason you were targeted for a layoff? There are many ways companies discriminate and it is illegal. Knowledge is power. Read More »

Can An Employer Force You To Quit?

Can An Employer Force You To Quit?

5 things to think about before signing a forced resignation letter.

5 things to think about before signing a forced resignation letter. Read More »

Read This Before You Sign That Severance Agreement

Read This Before You Sign That Severance Agreement

Question: I feel that I am being discriminated against at my job. I have worked there for 20 years with no problems at all. In the last month I have been written up once for something that has always been done with no problems. Today I was confronted with a severance package. I am totally confused by all of... Read More »

You've Been Fired? 10 Things To Do Immediately

You've Been Fired? 10 Things To Do Immediately

By Alison Green If you've just heard the words, "you're fired," don't panic. By staying calm, you'll be better able to take steps that will help you get over this hump faster. Here are 10 things you should do immediately after losing your job: Read More »

'Viagra Girl' Seeks To Hold Onto $400,000 Of Extra Severance

'Viagra Girl' Seeks To Hold Onto $400,000 Of Extra Severance

Viagra is known to give a pick-me-up, but this one might outlast them all. Janet Rodriguez had been an employee in the sales division at the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, the maker of Viagra among other drugs, for 16 years before she was let go amid a round of layoffs in 2009. The 54-year old received her... Read More »

Don't Leave Empty-Handed... How to Negotiate a Severance Package

Don't Leave Empty-Handed... How to Negotiate a Severance Package

Don't get mad, get severance! Who isn't upset when they hear the news that they're being laid off? Instead of getting angry and storming out, or going quietly into the good night, the best thing to do is keep your cool and negotiate. Many people are not aware that in some cases, you don't have to silently... Read More »

ABC Employees Play Career Roulette: What Would You Do?

ABC Employees Play Career Roulette: What Would You Do?

The world of TV news may sound exciting and glamorous, but it just got a little less so. ABC News announced that it's cutting its staff up to 25 percent, and over the next couple of days, letters will be sent out to as many as 400 employees' homes, offering them a voluntary separation package. Should they... Read More »

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