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by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) June 21, 2013 5:14 PM PDT

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Job-hunting advice needed! What would you do if your job was eliminated?

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) ModeratorCNET staff - 6/21/13 5:14 PM

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Job-hunting advice needed! What would you do if your job was eliminated?

As we all know times can be very difficult when it comes down to you losing your job. As a CNET member and being very passionate about reading the column weekly, I found myself in a very sticky situation last week. After working for the past eight years straight for the same company, I found my job being eliminated because of New Technology. Being very rusty at job hunting, interviewing, and resume building, I am now stuck between a rock and a hard place. I would now like to take the time to ask my fellow community members, what would you do if you were in my shoes? How does one start out again at 58 years old looking for a new job, keeping in mind that time is against you before your major medical runs out? Thank you for any guidance and suggestions that you may have.

-- Submitted by: Joe D.

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