Laid Off Plan
Whether it’s your first time or you’ve been thru it before, being laid off can be a traumatic experience. But it can also be a time of reinvention. We’ve compiled a list of things to help guide you thru the process of rediscovery, from those who have been thru this process across a plethora of professional disciplines, industries, and age groups.
Cut Your Bills
Take immediate charge of your financial situation. The first step in your plan should be to realistically assess your monthly budget and find what you can cut and what you will likely have as incoming revenue. Here’s a list of what others have found to be helpful tips & tricks.
Plan For Opportunities
Making Your Own Opportunities Starts with a Plan. While your most recent work experience is still fresh in your mind, take stock of everything you’ve accomplished. It will help you craft your elevator pitch when seeking a new opportunity, it will help you revise your resume, it will give you confidence, and it may highlight some career alternatives you may want to pursue. Here are some easy steps you can take.
Mine Your Network
Cultivate & Create Mutually Beneficial Connections. Everyone has a network of people that they’ve worked with, attended school with, played sports with. In fact, your network is likely larger than you think. Take the following steps to mine your network and expand your network. The key is to cultivate connections that are mutually beneficial. While asking for help, always ask how you can help others. You never know – you may run across an opportunity or an idea that is not right for you but may be right for one of your connections.
Lifelong Learning & Success
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Opportunities for Pros
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Start an Action Plan
Take charge of your next career move now. The current job market for mid-stage professionals is challenging to navigate. Proactively seeking new opportunities is critical to reaching your success. Your future starts with a plan.