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If you want a new job during uncertain times, consider planning not just for the most likely scenarios but also for one in which you’re unemployed for twice as long as you expect, or in which your partner also is unemployed.
These scenarios are difficult to think about, but deciding how you would handle them, and setting triggers for action can help ensure that you don’t find yourself in a more dreadful situation later on, such as having to sell your home or move in with relatives.
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