Think you might be losing your job? Here are 5 things you can do today.
If the writing on the proverbial wall indicates your current position is in jeopardy, then sitting still and doing nothing is generally the best way to invite job-loss anxiety into your future. Examples that threaten job security include: 1. Your company is in divestiture mode and/or may be acquired by another company where someone holds […]
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 […]
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 feeling of telling a boss […]
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 mistakes? How do you ensure your resume / career “costume” fits you […]
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 recommended step is to […]