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Dec 9, 2022Liked by Gina Hamadey

Gina, you were that person for me—bringing kindness and a friendly ear many years ago. I have always remembered this and appreciated it so deeply. Having gone through it again this year, I can say that there is work out there, and, with your strong network I know someone will grab you up quickly! Anything that I can do to help, I sure will.

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Oh my goodness emily I am so glad to hear that. It was so clear to me that you (so so talented) would find your next thing and that it would be great-- still sucks!! Hated losing you from the team. So glad we are still in touch xo

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Dec 8, 2022Liked by Gina Hamadey

No surprise this is SO well said. Clearly you're good at what you do. A slightly different approach to embrace this brave new work world is just thinking of every opportunity as a "gig". That way every opportunity that doesn't work the way you think it will, always has a silver lining because you've got what you needed out of it and then get the freedom to move on, knowing you had that experience. And yes Gina, You've got this!

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Thank you, Vanessa! Yes, a huge difference between this layoff and the food & wine one is that I know how to drum up work and make a living piecemeal. Looking forward to catching up soon xoxo

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Dec 8, 2022Liked by Gina Hamadey

Thank you for sharing - your words and thoughts really resonated (and brought back those exact feelings when I had been laid off!). I’ve admired your work from afar and just wanted say ‘you’ve got this’.

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Laura, thank you!! Really appreciate those words.

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Dec 8, 2022Liked by Gina Hamadey

This one made me so emotional. This news absolutely sucks, but I'm also amazed by your ability to post a truly moving piece about that sucky situation one short week later. Hope the next stage of your career transition is a good (great? fun?) one!

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Oh Kristin thank you so much. Means a lot ❤️❤️❤️

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