It’s not a simple process, but the first thing to do when you’re about to lose your job is to make sure you’ve got the right documents.
You need to tell the right people about what’s going on.
If you’ve been laid off or laid off in the past you might have some form of employment contract, but that’s not always the case.
It’s better to have a document that shows you’re in the job market and has information that shows what’s happening.
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