Losing a job can be incredibly traumatic. Even if you knew office cutbacks were likely, getting a pink slip is still a huge shock to your system. It’s likely that both your professional self-esteem and your financial security have taken a hit, and it can be easy to feel a bit lost in the aftermath. Now that you’re entering the world of the unemployed, what do you do first to get yourself up and running—and working—again? How can you learn from what happened and move on in a productive way before you burn through all your savings? Here are some tips to help you get on the right track. Read more.