10,000 Detroit Public Schools Employees to get layoff notices
10,000 Detroit Public Schools Employees are being laid off from July 29, the last day of summer school, to allow maximum flexibility for staffing, in light of budget deficit, as informed by DPS spokesman Steve Wasko. It is not known, how many of them will be recalled and when, as the schools re-open in September.
Getting laid off is a psychological travesty. If you are married and have children, the strain can be unbearable, especially if your husband or wife has expectations that you are unable to meet. Intimacy is lost, respect is lost, and you will spend most of your time facing scowls and criticisms for unrelated peccadilloes. The temptation in this is to accept whatever job you can get, to get your family off your back, to be a good provider, to “do your share,” but you must resist the temptation. Find some time to be alone and reflect on what you want. Write down your life goals and plan how the next job can fit in with them. By seeing your life in terms of the big picture, you will come to [...]