Before You Lose Your Job, Make A Contingency Plan

No matter how firmly entrenched you are in the corporate womb or how indispensable you appear to be, you could lose your job without notice. The only thing worse than losing your job by surprise is losing it by surprise with no plan to adjust your budget until you find work again. [More]

Another Video Game Magazine Dies An Agonizing Death

Another Video Game Magazine Dies An Agonizing Death

Kids who tagged along with their parents on grocery store trips in the early 1990s just to spend the duration in the magazine aisle paging through GamePro magazine will have to kiss another piece of their childhoods goodbye. After abandoning the monthly format for a quarterly model this year, the magazine has ceased production entirely. Also, the website will shut down by Dec. 6. [More]

NBA Lockout Forces Hundreds Of Non-Millionaires Out Of Jobs

NBA Lockout Forces Hundreds Of Non-Millionaires Out Of Jobs

When a business entity the size of the NBA grinds to a halt, it’s the infrastructure workers who pay the greatest price. One estimate says that as many as 400 workers in the league have lost their jobs since owners started the lockout. [More]

http://consumerist.com/2009/01/27/over-71400-jobs-were-cut/

Over 71,400 jobs were cut today, bringing the total jobs cut this year to over 200,000. CNN Money has a list of what’s been lost in 2009 so far. [CNN Money] (Thanks to Olevia!)
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