Eliminated! Now What?: Finding Your Way from Job-Loss Crisis by Jean Baur

By Jean Baur

Because the economic climate struggles and full sectors wither, thousands of individuals are out of labor. Even those that nonetheless have jobs are looking forward to the awl to fall.

Eliminated! Now What? teaches humans easy methods to view their activity loss as a chance, instead of a crippling quandary. It explains what to do within the first days following a layoff, tips to speak about unemployment with others, and which activities and options may also help readers continue a good attitude.

Author, Jean Baur, dispels myths and lies linked to task looking and offers case stories of genuine those who accomplished good fortune after wasting their jobs. She equips readers with motion steps to beat hindrances and teaches them the best way to be resilient in any economic climate irrespective of their age or experience.

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Assume you’re not making progress when the phone doesn’t ring. However, make sure you’re running a smart search—one that is balanced and uses referrals or connections to get to the person or people who can hire you. 2. Take abuse. Through my clients as well as my own experience, I’ve encountered rude people who lash out or treat you unprofessionally. If possible, salvage what you can. Maybe this person is someone you know you could never work for, but see if they have industry knowledge or referrals to recruiters that could be helpful.

It is a contract. And it’s my job to take care of my career. It’s my responsibility to make sure my skills and resume are up to date, that my network keeps me visible in my field, and that I’m ready, at a moment’s notice, to jump back into the search process. When I share this story with my clients, they often look sad and say that they think this is a terrible way to live. They want the gold watch that their mother or father received after 35 years with one company. I try to explain to them that the work contract has shifted and, like it or not, we’ve got to deal with it.

Why should it be a surprise that this is a complex task? I think the answer has to do with the fact that many of us haven’t had to do this before, so we’re coming from ignorance. And as you’ll learn in part 2, there’s a lot of misinformation about looking for work. • Watch your expectations because you might expect this search to be just like your last one. It used to be that you could throw together a decent resume, post it on a few sites, get called in for an interview, and within a week or two have a nice offer.

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