What to Do When You’ve Been Laid Off

Getting laid off can be one of the most devastating events in a person’s life.

But it doesn’t have to be. The massive layoffs of 2008 have taught us that there are a number of tried-and-tested ways to bounce back after a layoff. In some cases, you might even end up better off than you were before. Think of the old saying, “When one door closes, another one opens.” Getting back into the job market after a layoff can lead to more and better opportunities than you could ever imagine.

In this guide, we are going to be talking about dealing with being laid off in terms of both the emotional and the practical aspects. Taking these practical steps should hopefully secure you the job of your dreams. Continue reading