Cardsofchange.com is sure to be a cheering sight for the recently laid off. It's also a cheering site: a place to share new projects and accomplishments that came into being only because the unthinkable -- unemployment -- happened. The site's founders explain that:
Cardsofchange is a place where the glass is always half-full. A destination where all the bad news of the day takes a back seat to stories of individual success.The recently downsized (RIFfed, laid off, terminated) are invited to
Our mission is to collect as many business cards and stories of positive change of people who have recently been laid off and connect them with new opportunities from potential employers, business partners and people who make the effort to look on the bright side of life.
Take your old business card and scratch out your old contact info. Then write in your new email address along with 1 positive change that happened in your life as a result of being downsized. Take a landscape photo and upload it here.The collection of cards is just beginning, but there are quite a few creative entries. Some of my favorites: