Jonathan Simeral – Five weeks before his wedding day, Jonathan Simeral was laid off from his job at a Capital Region chemical plant.

    His dream job: Laboratory technician, NASA His advice for others: "Keep looking. Don't tell your boss you're still looking, but don't give up. There are positions out there that you may actually like…

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