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What It's Like To Get Laid Off

Job cuts are happening at companies across the country — even at the likes of Yahoo, Sony and the NFL. If you've been laid off, how has your life changed? If you're the boss, what is it like to tell an employee not to come to work tomorrow?


Kevin Wilk, former director of sales at Yahoo, laid off in 2008

Steven Greenhouse, labor and workplace correspondent for The New York Times, and author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker

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