Tips on Turning Your Layoff Into the Good Life*

By Scott Indrisek for

To paraphrase Bob Dylan: you don't need a newspaper to know which way the layoffs are blowing. With the unemployment rate at a nearly OMG 10 percent, it may only be a matter of time before your boss asks if you can "have a little chat" late on a Friday afternoon. Then again, if you know what you're going to do when the ax comes down, you don't have to worry.