Some truly well thought out advice...
"Whether you are jumping into a job search or considering an alternative path, you need to revamp your resume while your work experience is still fresh on your mind. You don't need to hire a professional to do the work for you. Resume writing is a skill that everyone should develop, and there are cheap and easy ways to learn." There is more about doing your resume.
This comes from an excellent article in the Winston-Salem Journal where they also discuss; if you are "laid off" the following questions need to be considered...
"Do you need job re-training?" Do you want the same profession? "Do you want to return to work?"
The article is here: