Psychology of Lay-offs

GUESTS: Joseph Abate Economist, Lehman Brothers (studies job cuts) Damian Birkel Founder, Professionals in Transition Author, Career Bounce-Back Helen Drinan President, Society for Human Resource Management News of layoffs across the country have made a lot of workers insecure. Although unemployment rates remain steady, what's the psychologically impact when people lose their jobs? Join guest host Frank Stasio for a look at the effects of being laid off.



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