You've done your best to prepare, or maybe there were no signs until one day you were handed that pink slip. Now what? Remember that people are usually laid off because they were in the wrong workplace at the wrong time and it is an unfortunate circumstance. Try not to take it personally and open yourself to the idea that this could be a great opportunity for you to change career paths, go back to school, or find a new corporate culture to love. Below you will find a number of career resources to help with your job hunt and information on assistance to weather the storm.