Been laid off recently?

Beating Double Jeopardy! Jobseekers experience a DOUBLE WHAMMY Double Whammy You’ve been laid off. A real blow to your self-esteem. You don’t think things can get any worse. Think again. There’s another disaster just around the corner, and it’s going to hit twice as hard as your layoff experience. Everything…

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Staying Motivated

Staying Motivated During Your Job Search The US government determines the unemployment rate through a survey of 60,000 households. They do not include people who are under-employed, part-time workers, or those who simply have stopped looking for work. So the picture is even more dire than the numbers! We know…

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Managing Your Emotions

Most people agree that getting laid off is a life-changing experience… It can bring a torrential downpour of emotions including anger, resentment, guilt, fear, sadness, and frustration. The gamut can also include variations of relief and excitement. I was laid off twice and both times I experienced a wide array…

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Finally …. Job Offers

Responding to and assessing job offers  Once you have made it through the interview process, the waiting time can be difficult. Finally, you receive a phone call, email, or letter and you find out if they want to hire you… or not. The situation is challenging regardless of the news….

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Success Factor?

Number 1!!!! Success Factor for Job Seekers As the job search wears on, it understandably wears us down! Many people lower their expectations when their efforts to find a job are unsuccessful. It’s not uncommon to hear mid-career jobseekers say, “I can’t even get an entry-level position!” That’s true—of course…

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