This Monday morning’s layoff articles are few, but here are a few with more to come later once companies open their doors for business: Mass. job seekers finding ‘an abyss’ “It’s really tough out there,” said Anastos, of Ipswich, declining to name her former company. “It’s like your resume falls into an abyss.” http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2008/11/16/mass_job_seekers_finding_an_abyss/ CAMI […]

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mike@layofflist on November 17th, 2008

John Williams’ Shadow Stats site (http://www.shadowstats.com/alternate_data) looks at various government reported financial estimates and shows how these estimates are skewed and inaccurate. The following chart shows how the government reported unemployment numbers can be interpreted when basing these numbers in reality:   As you can see, the current unemployment rate could be a whopping 16%! […]

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mike@layofflist on November 15th, 2008

There is a great deal of information announcing larger layoffs of over 500 people floating around on the web and in print media, but I see that there is less information on smaller layoffs of under 500 people, at least on the larger MSM sites. This blog is going to try and list as many […]

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