Being laid off from work can indeed be stressful and challenging. It can also be a blessing in disguise, depending on how you react. Regardless of the circumstances, it's essential to take care of yourself and to seek help if you need it.
Employers want culture-fit, dependability over long periods of time, and the most amazing candidate they can find for the most affordable rate they can pay. Think of the interview process as the dating phase - Employers want as many dates as it takes for them to be comfortable committing to a serious, long-term relationship. So, if you're like many people wondering "WTF is the hold up?" - well, you either haven't wowed them enough yet, or they have analysis paralysis because of the following reasons: hashtag#jobsearchadvicehashtag#careercoaching
Things change. People change. Times change. And the world of work is changing drastically along with everything else. Everyday we are powering through unprecedented global uncertainty and economic volatility, so it may seem challenging to think and plan beyond the drama of today's society. However, I implore you to journey with me into the near future and consider how we can lay claim to great opportunities beyond today's unsettling whirlwind of change.
A recession can have a significant impact on most businesses and their hiring strategies. In order to remain competitive, businesses may need to adjust their hiring activities and focus their efforts on essential workers, skilled workers, and hybrid work. However, with the right approach and a strong focus on cost control, many businesses are able to weather the economic storm and emerge from a recession stronger than ever before.
Unemployment Benefits ensure that you have at least some basic resources available for conducting a successful job search. You’ll need the money for transportation, keeping your phone account connected, and getting properly caffeinated. Swallow your pride and go stand in that line. The customer service will probably be horrible, but having no cash flow at all is much worse
Micromanagers are often consumed with anxiety about what’s happening or what’s not happening. It’s best to keep them well informed so that their level of anxiety is kept to a minimum. Provide updates to them frequently and ask them loads of clarifying questions when they make requests or inquiries.
What’s challenging is getting certain of those job opportunities to find you amongst a very competitive global pool of candidates. To resolve at least some of the challenges, here are 3 ways to help jobs and the recruiters posting them to find you:
The worst job I’ve ever had actually turned out to be great because it taught me some valuable lessons. I love to learn, although I prefer it not be the hard way. One of my missions in life is to empower career changers and military veterans with useful knowledge and information about careering. You don’t have to learn the hard way (if you haven’t already). Here are 3 great lessons from the worst job I’ve ever had: