By Maro Johne, Special to The Globe and Mail

A growing number are finding themselves with multiple pink slips. It can shake confidence and hamper another job search.

After Denis Levesque was laid off in November, 2007, from his job at an Ottawa technology company, he was relieved to quickly land a management position with telecommunications giant Nortel Networks Corp.

But just seven months into his new job, Mr. Levesque got the pink slip again as part of a wave of cost-cutting measures.

"It was hard enough seeing my plans to move my career forward being crushed, but the idea that I was getting laid off again made it even harder," says Mr. Levesque, for whom it was the third such job loss in his career. "My confidence was shaken."

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