Part 1 – Job Loss

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January 2015 hit our family like a truck when my husband was told he was about to be laid off from his job. After 20+ years of working for Big Blue, the employee, employer relationship was over just like that.  And now we are unemployed in Vancouver – no easy thing with our substantial mortgage and young family.

With my previous decision to leave a full time career in favour of being a stay at home mom and freelance writer, the pressure is on.

On one hand, it’s an opportunity for my husband to find a fabulous new career opportunity. On the other hand, it can take 6-12 months to replace that type of management job in a career search.Job Loss

This event has shaken us to the core. It’s going to be a year of change and we’re not sure where this will take us.

The Whole Story:

Part 2 – Sharing the News
Part 3 – Sweating the Small Stuff in Job Loss
Part 4 – Should we Stay in Metro Vancouver or Should we Go?
Part 5 – Our Canadian Family’s Journey through Unemployment in 2015

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