You’ve read all of your free items this month. To register, get added benefits and unlimited access to articles, Become a Member. Already a Member? Sign in. Advertising Age Article Abstract Recession-Proof Your Career Now The Worst Thing You Can Do Right Now Is Freak Out and Hide. Here's How to Stop Acting Scared and Start Making Progress By Sally Hogshead, Published on September 22, 2008 0 Want more Access, Content & Connections? Upgrade to Membership. We are glad you are enjoying Advertising Age. To get uninterrupted access and additional benefits, become a member today. Become a Member Already a member? Log in.