Those of you who are still employed may wonder what it’s like to be unemployed.

A snarky answer might be “You’ll probably find out for yourself soon enough.”

Here’s what it’s really like:

Brief chat in the personnel office, fill up boxes and take home, ponder a life living in a refrigerator box, and then call the labor department because you might be eligible for unemployment benefits.

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