How To...
You've lost your job, but it's not the end of your career. Get the help you need to set you back on track with advice from the experts.
Survive a Layoff
A layoff can shake your world. You may feel overwhelmed as you tackle financial and job-search challenges. Learn what you need to know to make it through this difficult time.

Share Your Thoughts
Have you ever been laid off? What advice would you share?

Discussions
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Career transition expert Nancy J. Collamer discusses post-layoff career planning.
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HR expert Lily Garcia offers advice on negotiating a severance and more.
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Psychologist Lynn Joseph shares tips for managing the emotional strain of a layoff.
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Personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary gives budgeting advice.
PRODUCED BY: Sakina Rangwala and Tara Fuller - washingtonpost.com; EDITED BY: Amy Adkins - washingtonpost.com
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