Pink Slip Survival Guide: The Peace of Mind You Need

Wednesday, 10 Dec 2008 | 9:53 PM ET
Pink Slip Survival
So far this year, the American workforce has shed 1.9 million jobs, with Dr. Terry Lyles, psychologist; John Challenger, Challenger, Gray & Christmas CEO; CNBC's Melissa Lee and Carmen Wong Ulrich.

As each day brings more layoffs – and more worries – you need the peace of mind to stay steady and move above and beyond a tough job market, whether your position is in the crosshairs or not.

Finally, you’ve got to do what it takes to keep the money coming in. If that means waiting tables for a bit, so be it. Adopt a new mindset for this new reality and do what you have to in order to protect yourself and your family.

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