Hi friends! I am now writing to you as a funemployed adult who is uhhhhhhhh freaking out.
There’s no ideal time to lose your job, but I would think a pandemic is really the least ideal time to lose your job. I’m now one of those 40 million or so people in America who lost their job due to budget cuts, lay offs, etc.
I knew it was coming, we knew there would be cuts to our company at the end of the fiscal year. I wasn’t even 100% happy with my job. But still it stings to be told your position was one of hundreds chosen to be eliminated. It makes me a little bitter and a little sad.
I cried pretty much every time someone said something nice to me. I grew up a lot through this organization, it was my second job out of college. I was only 22 when I started and now I’m 27 – it just feels massively different.
I’m holding on to the fact that this could be a blessing in disguise. I’m still a baby in the workforce and have been in the same kind of job role for four years knowing that I would probably be much happier somewhere else. Now I have the push to try to find that something else – I just wish it would’ve happened with more stability.