Here is a great post by Kathy Troutman titled Emergency Job Search Tips from Kathryn Troutman.
Look folks, don’t sit around waiting for solutions. If you are tired of being a pawn in political games perhaps it is time to look for a job in <gasp> private industry.
I know a lot of people go to gov’t jobs because of the safety/security… but I’ve seen how that goes. I’m not saying to move away from a government job but I am saying to prepare, and Kathy’s five points are great.