How you cope with sudden unemployment

Navigating the mental, emotional and practical fallout of losing your job in India

As the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic looms over India, your company scrambles to go remote. A skeleton crew mans the office; you and everyone else get your laptops and scoot. For the first few days, you awkwardly settle into a new routine at the dining table. Things don’t seem too bad. Then the lockdown hits, you rush with everyone else to hoard groceries and skim YouTube videos for recipes, cleaning tips and jokes. Your new work from home life gets hectic.

Day after day passes, the world and the country caring about little other than the coronavirus numbers. You …


Pranav S.

Pranav is a co-founder at The Morning Context and used to lead the edit team here. He has previously worked as a writer and editor at The Ken and Mint, where he worked on business news from tech to banking to deals. At The Morning Context, he helps manage editorial operations, edits and commissions long-form stories, and writes at the intersections of technology, business and finance.

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