Justifying a gap in an employment history gets harder over time, but we can help. Here's how to write a resume that treats a layoff like it's no big deal.
Look at a layoff as an opportunity to rethink your application strategy. Here's how to go about revamping your cover letter after losing your job.
Even if you already planned to revamp your LinkedIn page or reorganize your post-layoff finances, these eight experts' advice might get you hired sooner.
Recession-proof your career! Seven strategies to strengthen and protect your job while proactively building your career capital and personal brand.
If you find yourself being let go from your job, keep a cool head and take these five important steps before moving on with the next chapter of your life.
The interview is going well until they ask the dreaded question, 'Why did you leave your last job?' Here's how to make your answer shine.
You just got fired. Now what? It can be hard to bounce back from job loss but a change in position or industry can lead to an opportunity for growth.
Every year, tens of thousands of employees are fired for reasons that may be illegal. Here what you should know about wrongful termination.
'Everything is negotiable,' says financial advisor Brook Anderson. Learn the basics of severance packages and how to create a budget after a layoff.
An FSA or Medicaid? COBRA or another short-term coverage option? We break down each of your post-layoff choices for healthcare benefits.
When should you apply for unemployment benefits? Are you even eligible? Here's every question to ask about the subject after a layoff.
Focusing on strengths rather than age can help older job seekers land a great new position in a market hungry for talent.
When the economy falters, job seekers get concerned about the length and success of the job search they may face. Use these six proven strategies.
Ideally, you'd never need to collect unemployment benefits. But if you do take advantage of the social safety net, these tips can make that process easy.
If it's been some time since you held a job, no doubt you'll be asked about that in interviews. What to say? What NOT say? Learn how to field this quest...
If you've been laid off, now is the best time to make the most of your connections. Here's how to work your network after a layoff.
After a layoff isn't the time to give up; it's the time to get serious. We'll show you how to land that coveted role after losing your job.
Don't see it as being brought down in your prime; mid-career layoffs can be blessings in disguise. Here's how to go about reinventing your career.
Reorienting your life after a layoff often means embracing your unique, transferrable skills. Here's how to write a resume for a career change.