A layoff is like a breakup. Right after it happens is not the best time to make decisions that will shape your future. Why? First of all, you are very emotional. Second of all, you don’t have any perspective on the situation yet. Third, you need some time to come to terms with the separation of you and your employer before your new situation truly sinks in.
But most importantly, if you jump into the job search right after a layoff, you risk squandering your most valuable assets in the search.
Take a look at today’s article, What To Do When You’ve Been Laid Off, to find out what these assets are and how you can make your best use of them–and maximize your time and effectiveness during your job search.
Please comment below and share your own job search strategies!
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