Emotions of Job Loss

Laurie, a 50 year old divorced woman, has been out of work for eight months. She had been with the company for 18 years, felt pride in her work and loyalty to her employer. When the lay-offs began, stress and anxiety spread throughout her department. Coming into work each day she wondered who would be next..."I pray it won't be me". was always on her mind. The day that Laurie found out it was her turn to be fired, as much as she had anticipated [...]