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Old 01-26-2009, 06:50 PM   #1
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Well, today was a horrible day. When I got to work this morning I had a note on my computer from my boss that said please come see me in my office. I went and he said my position had been cut because of the economy. I only have a job for two weeks. This was totally unexpected!!! They had announced they were going to do layoffs two weeks ago and hadn't said anything since. I guess I am going to have to start looking for another job

On a more positive note I weight myself today and I have lost 8.8 pounds in the last three weeks.
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Old 01-26-2009, 07:06 PM   #2
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Yay for losing the weight!!!!

I completely understand where your coming from on the job side of things.

I was truly unemployed from march 08-sept 08, and I have been underemployed since then. I work a job now where I get about 15 hours a week at $7 an hour watching about 35 kids with 3-4 other workers.

I go for an interview tomorrow for my first real full time job making decent money. I would love to land it.

I hope you find something soon, send out a bulletin through your people network and see if that turns up anything. I hope you get some notice and today was not your last day.
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Old 01-26-2009, 07:15 PM   #3
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The sad truth is in many cases company's who are not actually effected by the economy are taking this opportunity to trimm staff to make more money for themselves, it's an excuse they know labor laws won't fight right now. It is kind of upsetting.

Sorry you lost your job but congrats on the weightloss
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Old 01-26-2009, 07:58 PM   #4
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Congratz on the weight loss! --

and i completly understand the job thing.. *ugh* its effected my family in the worst way... weve resorted to living with my father-- never thought id be here.. with a family to take care of. and only one of us is working.. PART time. AHHHHHHHHH

ok. whew. it will get better.. good luck to you!
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Old 01-26-2009, 09:30 PM   #5
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Congrats on the weight loss. Hope you find a new job soon.
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This economy is scary.

Sorry about the job loss, great work on the weight loss.
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Old 01-26-2009, 09:44 PM   #7
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I'm so sorry, maybe though it's just somebody up top closing a door and opening a window!!!! Keep positive no matter what the future holds okay??

Congrats on the loss!
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Old 01-26-2009, 09:52 PM   #8
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I'm so sorry, maybe though it's just somebody up top closing a door and opening a window!!!! Keep positive no matter what the future holds okay??

Congrats on the loss!
Such A wise girl And only 18 I think~ACE SAYS IT ALL.
What Encouraging words and such wisdom.
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Old 01-26-2009, 10:08 PM   #9
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Thanks everyone! I'm feeling good now! I got a good cry out of me and now I am looking for a new job!
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Old 01-26-2009, 10:13 PM   #10
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Hey Crazycurls! I'm glad you're feeling better, I hope that something can be done about this economy. The same thing happened to me last Wednesday! BTW awesome job with the wieght loss!
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I am so sorry to hear about the lay off. I hope you find work quickly. This economy SUCKS!
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Old 01-26-2009, 10:42 PM   #12
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What Encouraging words and such wisdom.
....Don't make me blush!!!!!
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Old 01-26-2009, 10:58 PM   #13
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I'm so sorry that you are losing your job

I am SO HAPPY though that you are losing weight! Good job girl!!!
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Old 01-26-2009, 11:01 PM   #14
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That really sucks about your job Great job on the WL though!

Keep your chin up...this might have happened to let better things into your life
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Old 01-26-2009, 11:03 PM   #15
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Sorry to everyone else who is having a tough time with the economy too! All I know is that I can't control what happens with the economy, but I can control what goes in my mouth and what exercise I do each day.
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