At first, Samara McAuliffe thought of her layoff earlier this year as a good thing.
“I kind of saw the layoff as an opportunity to find a dream job,” McAuliffe told HuffPost. “I didn’t realize how long it would take to find a job.”
Now all she wants is a job, any job. She said she’s applying for all kinds — she used to do HR for a big bank — and nobody’s responding except Starbucks. “They were kind enough to send an email that I didn’t meet their qualifications.”