Good thoughts needed please...

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by tiredmommy, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. tiredmommy

    tiredmommy Site Moderator

    My older brother was recently laid off from his job over 22 years. He has a very generous severance package that will take him through July of 2010 and he will receive funding for additional technical training from the province of Ontario.

    My sister in law called a little while ago... she was just laid off at the end of last week and will only receive three weeks severance since she has only been there for two years. This comes as a complete shock and was unexpected. The good news is that she has lined up two interviews for next week.

    Please keep them in your thoughts... and that sister in law lands a job next week.
  2. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!

    That bites. I'm glad he has a good severance package. I've heard it can take seasoned employees up to a year to find a comparable replacement job.

    I'll keep sister in law in my thoughts and hope that her interviews go well next week! That's great that she has something in the queue so soon!
  3. Shari

    Shari IsItFridayYet?

    I hope they find something soon!
  4. Wiped Out

    Wiped Out Well-Known Member Staff Member

    TM-Sending up some prayers that both find work soon. This economy sure does stink!
  5. Jena

    Jena New Member

    sending good wishes and hoping that things pan out for them, so many ppl iknow i've been hearing the same exact thing our economy is so very bad right now.

    my thoughts are with them.
  6. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    Will hold good thoughts for both of them. It's getting downright scary around here.

  7. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    Wow, that really stinks that they were both laid off. Good thing for his great severance. I do hope she finds something quickly.
  8. Star*

    Star* call 911

    How awful -
    Hoping that they and the entire country get back to normal asap.

  9. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    How awful, sending prayers and thoughts.
  10. trinityroyal

    trinityroyal Well-Known Member

    Sending good thoughts and prayers.

    Articles in yesterday's paper were talking about the Bear market starting to turn Bull-ish, so with luck a recovery is on the horizon soon. In the meantime, here's hoping that at least one of the interviews leads to something promising.

  11. nvts

    nvts Active Member

    Lots o' prayers headed their way! That's the exact scenario that we had - without that great severance - I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy!

  12. Abbey

    Abbey Spork Queen

    That stinks. Maybe if they get jobs they can hire me!!