28 February 2009

Automated layoff tracker

Many layoff trackers have appeared on the Internet, but they all have the same shortcoming: people have to regularly update the page using information obtained through research or voluntarily submitted by those browsing their website. Here is a layoff tracker that is different.

With the aid of Google News, you can keep up to date with the mass layoffs occurring around the globe with a feed reader. News of the latest job cuts can be obtained by entering the following search criteria in Google News:

(cut OR layoff OR shed OR axe OR slash OR sack) AND job

This search can be accessed immediately at the following URL, which can be bookmarked for convenience:


To receive a news feed of this search, enter the following URL into your RSS feed reader:


RSS feed of layoffs from Google News

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