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How to Wrangle Down Anxiety and Empower Yourself After Job Loss

How to Wrangle Down Anxiety and Empower Yourself After Job Loss
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Losing your job often comes on suddenly. Even if you had seen signs of your job’s demise and were planning an escape hatch, the actual dissolution of your job still can feel like a smack in the face. In many cases, losing a job is like a death. As such, many people find...

I’m Done!

I’m Done!
image: flickr via Sir Nube Negra By Robert P. Poindexter Job loss is a devastating time in anyone’s life–even if you hate the job; even if you had started making plans to leave the job long before you finally did; even if you chose to leave of your own volition. While few things can match the...

Job Search Angst: Like Clouds Mounting Before a Storm

Job Search Angst: Like Clouds Mounting Before a Storm
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter In collaboration with my colleague and Career Collective co-founder, Miriam Salpeter, and a group of prolific careers bloggers and friends, I introduce my October article contribution. This month’s collective topic is Halloween-themed: How do you avoid scary career / resume...

Blogging for Glassdoor.com

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter I’m delighted to announce my first guest post for the Glassdoor.com blog! In my inaugural post, the topic of job-search worry reigns, with four tips on how to tame the incorrigible beast and boost momentum. We often hear job loss compared to divorce or death, and my first...
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