In November of 2012, once again, I was laid off. This layoff came after I watched over half of the company’s workforce get let go.
In 2011 the fracking industry had a booming year. This boom gave way to companies ramping up workforce, expecting 2012 to be the same. Unfortunately, 2012 was not.
It was November of 2012. I showed up on a Friday morning, they let me go. I called my wife to tell her, she almost acted as though I screwed up and lost the job. After talking for a bit, she understood that it wasn’t just me, it was most of the workforce.
I had one thing to look forward to, I get to stay home with my baby girl.