Got laid-off from work :(

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Xie, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    I got laid off from work yesterday, so if I seem overly grumpy or whatnot it's just that (and not that I hate you). :) Anyhoo I guess that's it since you guys are like my 2nd family. :p
     
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  2. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    everyone's getting laid off around my town xie, I believe my company will be out of business next year unless there is some kind of dramatic turnaround

    I believe this is no longer a recession, we are in the mid stages of a depression in the states

    we're in for a rough ride to be sure, I hope you find work soon
     
  3. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    I almost got laid off work.... dammit!!! Maybe they should have went through with it with me... lol :p
     
  4. madmatt

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    Keep your chin up Xie.
     
  5. Xie

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    I'm leaving for camping in a few minutes for the weekend ... hopefully can clear my head and I'll be fine .. see you all sunday. Oh and thanks! :D
     
  6. chastity

    chastity Moderator Political User

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    well sorry to read you got laid-off but enjoy your weekend
     
  7. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    Wow, I really need to stop breaking up sentences by hyphens :p
     
  8. gonaads

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    Sorry to hear Xie, hope you find something new soon. Hope you saved a bit to hold you.
     
  9. tdinc

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    Sorry to hear, I know the feeling. 8 years ago, was on lay off for almost a full year. was tough, but you have to stay positive. :) have a good time camping Xie
     
  10. AllWeatherGal

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    Cripes, I'm sorry, xie. I'm lookin for a job, too ... contract ended last Friday and it's not a lot of fun.
     
  11. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Not sure if I mentioned it out in the public forums but I no longer work where I worked either. I won't say too much more until its all over but basically I was forced out and made to accept a payoff.

    Its one of the few things that have been eating away at me recently, didn't really help that I had to keep up appearances due to a laptop giveaway but I am doing my best to work things out.
     
  12. falconguard

    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    Damn, anybody else want to pile in on this? Well heres to a pint, and if ya don't, I won't think any less. Here's hoping that you will all find a better job, that pays twice as much with half the work.
     
  13. X-Istence

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    I just got my contract renewed with a small company in the UK. It was kind of bumpy, being a one man person means I have limitations, and certain needs I may not be able to meet, luckily we were able to work it out.
     
  14. Geffy

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    Damn, theres a lot of redundancies going on by the looks of things. Hope you all keep well and manage to find another one.
     
  15. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Your mom's a redundancy :eek:

    And best of luck xie.
     
  16. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    As opposed to being a 2 man person? :eek:

    :smoker:
     
  17. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    I think he meant one man band :)
     
  18. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Good Luck, Xie.

    Heeter
     
  19. Jewelzz

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    :( Good luck Xie and EP, times are tough for everyone these days
     
  20. Xie

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    Thanks all! :) Got back from camping today and feel a bit better about life.

    Sorry to hear your in a similar boat EP. :( I hope it all works out ok for you.