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Don’t waste time if you’re at risk of being laid off

The end of the year can be a dangerous season for employees. As companies make last-minute attempts to adjust payrolls or to meet earnings goals, layoffs tend to pick up.

It’s easy to panic as rumors of layoffs fly at the office. Anger, fear, and confusion can cloud final days that would be better spent preserving your professional reputation and contacting possible future employers.

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