Workforce Cast Offs Can Find Resources in the Social Net

Former CBS talk show host launches site to help laid-off cope with others

you can’t get your head off the pillow. The next day you’re ready to conquer the world. Then another day you’re putting out a bunch of resumes and you’re not getting anything back,” says Syler.

However, in the long run Syler says she wants to encourage her visitors to remain positive and keep in mind that they are not the only ones who feel this way. “Understand that what you do [for a living] isn’t who you are,” she says. In the interim, those who are laid off can still make contributions to society by encouraging others and imparting their experiences.

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