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#11 Spazz

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    Posted 07 February 2008 - 10:57 AM

    I'm sorry, that really sucks. Good luck on your job search!

    #12 MelissaH

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      Posted 07 February 2008 - 11:04 AM

      That really stinks, Kate! Good luck with your job search though! You`ll find something in no time.

      #13 Sarah


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        Posted 07 February 2008 - 11:07 AM

        Oh, I'm sorry Kate! That really sucks

        Good luck in the job search. I'll be crossing my fingers that this will all work out for the best and you'll have something even better soon ...

        Hang in there.

        #14 becks



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          Posted 07 February 2008 - 11:13 AM

          Hi Kate - Just checked with our recruiting people, no luck with openings for marketing in MA. Do have two in Chicago, though.

          I'll check with some friends and see if anyone knows of any openings!

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          #15 NYJen

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            Posted 07 February 2008 - 11:44 AM

            Oh Kate, I'm so sorry!!! That stinks!!! Have you checked craigslist and monster?

            You know what's funny - I wish they would lay me off here. I've been here for 7.5 years so I know my serverance package would be good. And I would love a little time off before my wedding. LOL!!

            #16 starfish kate

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              Posted 07 February 2008 - 12:13 PM

              Originally Posted by Christine
              Kate, what a crappy week for you. I have to agree start the job search right away. Are they giving you severence or anything?
              I get 6 weeks severance plus my 2 weeks vacation. They will also pay my COBRA through May. I will be able to collect unemployment so that's good but now Mike is panicking and putting the ring on the back burner and I think I'm most upset about that. We'll be ok financially but he's a worrier.

              #17 sohappy

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                Posted 07 February 2008 - 12:20 PM

                So sorry to hear about that. What field of marketing are you in? Are you already in internet marketing? I'm positive that great opportunities lay ahead of you. Hope you find something soon.

                #18 boscobel

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                  Posted 07 February 2008 - 12:47 PM

                  Kate, I am so sorry, that really sucks! good luck with the job hunt, wish I could help you.

                  #19 jillhiggins

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                    Posted 07 February 2008 - 01:03 PM

                    Sorry to hear that. Do you have a linked in account?

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                    Someone in my network is looking for a product market manager.

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                    #20 Yari

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                      Posted 07 February 2008 - 01:08 PM

                      Kate, so sorry! Good luck with your search! Let us know how it's going.

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