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Resilience in bleak times

How five laid-off workers kept positive and found jobs

Alexa Tsokanis of Braintree, a laid-off executive, says working in a Chico’s store offered a sense of purpose. Alexa Tsokanis of Braintree, a laid-off executive, says working in a Chico’s store offered a sense of purpose. (John Tlumacki/ Globe Staff)
By Katie Johnston Chase and Robert Gavin
Globe Staff / September 22, 2010

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The economic news got worse the longer Barbara Levitov was out of work. Unemployment was climbing as jobs disappeared and companies stopped hiring. So she decided to simply stop listening until she found another job. (Full article: 1513 words)

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