How To Land On Your Feet When You're Falling Down The Corporate Ladder

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As the recession rages on, many experienced workers who’ve lost their jobs are looking at job listings and wondering: Am I overqualified for this? And if I apply anyway, how can I convince myself (or someone else) that I'm right for the job?

Beth Kobliner, the Takeaway’s work contributor and author of “Get a Financial Life,” has advice for those who are falling down the corporate ladder on how to keep their footing and land on a rung they might not have considered in the past.

We also check in again with Elena Guevara, who was last on to talk about what employed folks can do for their unemployed friends. She is a former fashion designer, and now works as a cashier at Whole Foods.

We learn so much from any job we have, no matter what the job is. You know, you can't be a job snob.

—Beth Kobliner