Being part of a RIF (Reduction in Force) is a horrible feeling. We place so much value on what we do for a living. It doesn't matter how big or small the part you play, for many of us, it identifies who we are.
Below are some simple steps to help you come out better on the other side of a RIF or layoff or termination. Your feelings are valid, but your skills and experiences are going to help pull you through with strength and confidence.