5 Painful But Important Things to Do When You Lose Your Job

Losing your job can be painful. But you can also leverage this as a time to set yourself up for a new, even better position. Here are five difficult—but productive—ways to get a new job that you like.

3 Ways Co-workers Can Band Together After Losing Their Jobs, Inspired by 3 True Stories

Sometimes the worst happens and your company has layoffs or shuts down. There’s not a quick fix, but co-workers can band together. Leaning on those who are going through the same experience—and letting them lean on you—can help make the process less overwhelming and certainly less lonely.

Surviving Unemployment When You’ve Got Kids, According to Someone Who Did

Unemployment’s stressful under any circumstances, but when you’re a parent, it becomes even more challenging for all the obvious reasons. When my husband and I were laid off within six weeks of each other, we quickly found out how hard it could be to put on a brave face for the kids.

9 Inspiring Things People Did While Unemployed (That Have Nothing to Do With Job Searching)

There's no doubt about it, being unemployed sucks. But that doesn't mean you can't use the time away from work to do something personally fulfilling.

5 Job Search Tips I’ve Learned from Helping Laid-Off Leaders Get Hired Again

Losing your job is scary. But getting laid off or fired when you're a leader in your field can feel even more frightening because there aren't as many openings.

10 Inspirational TED Talks Perfect for Anyone Having a Rough Day

Feeling down? These 10 inspirational TED talk speeches will lift you up so you can get back to work—or, be inspired to make a change.