The new recession edition updates the first section of Laid Off Now What 2003 with the best places to look for a job, insights into unemployment compensation, what you need to do now, hidden money you may not know you have, over a dozen ways to make money during unemployment without affecting your compensation plus detailed examples of the top 10 scams targeting the unemployed. If you buy a Kindle Version, save your receipt and contact us at the Laid Off Now What website. We'll send you a PDF version of the book you can print as well, for free along with the gifts with purchase! In summary this book covers: a) What you need to do now: 16 key steps to take the minute you think or know you may lose your job. Do these steps and you'll shave 3-6 months off your job search! b) Bringing income in without jeopardizing your unemployment benefits c) Stretching what you have: Where to shop to get the best buys on products d) Hanging on to your assets: prioritizing and identifying what's worth what e) Protecting your key relationships including marriage f) Safeguarding your health and that of your family g) Anticipating and planning for best-and worst-case scenarios h) Dealing with collection agencies: What to do and how to get them off your back legally. i) What to do if you can't pay your rent or mortgage j) Directory of temporary employment agencies including what they specialize in and who uses them. k) What to do if you can't pay your rent or mortgage Options if losing your home becomes reality l) Online social networks, an introduction and outline of the top10 tools And Much More!