Site Map to the Rebounding After a Layoff Tutorial
A free guide to recovery, reflection, and return to work for all job-seekers who have lost your jobs.
Warnings Signs of an Impending Layoff
Warning Signs of Performance-Related Layoff
Warning Signs of an Impending Restructuring Layoff
The Stress of Unemployment and Getting Laidoff
Preparing for the Layoff
- Documenting your importance to organization
- Contemplating your career and job alternatives
- Polishing job-search materials
- Ramping up career networking
- Lining up references
- Backing-up all personal files
- Examining your finances and preparing contingency budget
- Avoiding rumors and office politics as much as possible
- Staying productive and on task
- Talking with your family
- Take a break/retreat
- Examine your accomplishments, skills, and strengths
- Develop a clear career goal around your interests and passion
- Pursue any additional training, education, certifications you may need
- Obtain additional experience if needed for career change
- Finalize job-search materials
- Conduct job interview prep
- Establish daily and weekly job-search goals
- Maximize networking opportunities
- Uncover job leads
- Prepare for rejection
- Maintain positive attitude
- Stay connected
- Follow-up all job-search activities
- Review salary negotiation techniques
- Make a great first impression at the new job
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