Friend lose a job? Hallmark wants to help

With unemployment numbers staying high, there’s a new way to reach out to someone who may have lost their job.

In the business of selling sentiments, there’s a card for everything.
Cards with sound for sympathy, for losing a tooth.But losing a job?
Yes, now there’s a card for that too.

Hallmark recently rolled out a new line of layoff greeting cards.
A specific section for job loss and recession humor – offering words of support and encouragement.

With the unemployment rate at 9 percent, the company says customers called in the need.

The new cards are getting mixed reviews. Some say people who lost their jobs don’t need a reminder.

Others say the messages reflect the current culture – perhaps, a sign of the times.