Why layoffs are a jobseekers best friend

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Targeting Companies Doing Layoffs in Recruiting Strategy - Smart or Lame?

HR Capitalist

If there's ever been something that's generated a "yeah, duh" in the halls of corporate America, it is the following: "Company Z just announced a big layoff. He's going direct and talking to up to 5,000 people recently impacted by a Microsoft layoff, encouraging them to consider a career at Salesforce. But back to the concept of recruiting people from companies doing layoffs. Should we recruit from competitors who just announced a layoff?

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Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 1-28-11

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 1-28-11. For the past week pharmaceuticals, retail, education, entertainment and government employers announced the largest layoffs. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment layoff research unemployment who's firing

Attention Recent Layoffs – Especially Folks from Hewlett-Packard

Career Realism

Which leads me to the following… Why not give layoff victims a choice in outplacement services? Unfortunately, as you can imagine, that kind of insider information about a layoff isn’t easy to get ahold of – and understandably so.

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 2-4-11

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Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment hiring Job job search layoff recession unemployment who's firingWho's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 2/4/11. For the past week energy, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, education and automotive employers. Continued at [link].

Experiencing Multiple Layoffs & Finding Help

Career Alley

Unfortunately, consecutive recent layoffs or settling for a lower income is becoming more common nowadays. Those who have experienced multiple layoffs are usually willing to settle for less. One challenge for victims of multiple recent layoffs is surviving multiple interviews.

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 12-17-10

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 12-17-10. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job market job search layoff recession research unemployment who's firingFor the past week technology, business service, health care and manufacturing employers. Continued at [link].

HP to Layoff 30,000 More — What’s an HR Practitioner to Do?

Blogging4jobs

Big corporate layoffs commonly happen before or after the holiday season; while retailers are frantically increasing and then decreasing their workforce to cope with holiday shopping, other organizations are shedding personnel before the start of the new fiscal year. And if you’re in corporate HR, you’re probably gearing up, if not for layoffs, then another big end of year initiative. HP and Groupon aren’t the only firms making “corrections” through big layoffs.

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 3-4-11

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 3-4-11. For the past week business service, distribution, defense, government and food processing employers announced the largest layoffs. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff Planning recession research unemployment who's firing

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 3-11-11

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 3-11-11. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff layoffs recession research unemployment who's firingFor the past week government, technology, pharmaceutical and manufacturing employers announced. Continued at [link].

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 12-31-10

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 12-31-10. For the past week retail, manufacturing, healthcare, technology and transportation employers announced the largest layoffs. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment hiring Job job search layoff Planning recession research unemployment who's firing

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 1-21-11

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 1-21-11. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment hiring layoff recession research unemployment who's firingFor the past week financial services, engineering, aerospace, education, and banking employers. Continued at [link].

Three Critical Things To Know Before Jumping Ship In A Bad Economy

Jennifer Anthony

From the gentleman in Los Angeles who lost his job (and his wife lost hers in a similar layoff at the same time), then moved to Portland, OR, found work, but then was laid off 8 weeks later… to the general manager of a high-end Florida restaurant who was lured away from a stable, good-paying job to open a new place in the mid-Atlantic region only to be handed a pink slip two months later from an unstable business partner (who became erratic just shortly after my client’s arrival).

Three Critical Things To Know Before Jumping Ship In A Bad Economy

Jennifer Anthony

From the gentleman in Los Angeles who lost his job (and his wife lost hers in a similar layoff at the same time), then moved to Portland, OR, found work, but then was laid off 8 weeks later… to the general manager of a high-end Florida restaurant who was lured away from a stable, good-paying job to open a new place in the mid-Atlantic region only to be handed a pink slip two months later from an unstable business partner (who became erratic just shortly after my client’s arrival).

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 1-14-11

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 1-14-11. For the past week telecommunications, banking, manufacturing, government and entertainment employers announced the largest layoffs. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment hiring Job job search layoff research unemployment who's firing

Update: 85% Of The U.S. Workforce Competes For Your Next Job

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Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff Planning researchA CareerBuilder study late last year projected that 85% of US workers were searching for a new job - the numbers haven't changed much this year.

? This Checklist is Key to Leaving Any Company Successfully

JobMob

The 25-point layoff success checklist that tells you what to do when you're laid off. Some companies are ruthless with layoffs, locking you out from their computer network and walking you to the door as soon as notification has been given. 25 actions to achieve layoff success.

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Whos Firing – Layoffs week ended 12-24-10

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 12-24-10. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff unemployment who's firingFor the past week technology, business service, health care and manufacturing employers. Continued at [link].

Update: 85% Of The U.S. Workforce Competes For Your Next Job

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Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff Planning research A CareerBuilder study late last year projected that 85% of US workers were searching for a new job - the numbers haven''t changed much this year. Learn what that means for your job search. Continued at [link].

6 Ways to Catapult Your Job Search After a Layoff

The Undercover Recruiter

If there’s one lesson the recession has made painfully clear, it’s that no one is immune from layoffs. Here are six tips to get over a layoff and back on the job: 1. It takes more than luck to overcome a recent layoff. Even in a challenging economy, people are still finding jobs.

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Clinton Forum Projects Long Road Ahead For Unemployed

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Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff Planning recession research unemploymentThe Clinton Global Initiative met in Chicago this week, with a focus on job creation. Former President Clinton was there to outline a 14 step plan to create jobs in the US. Read on to learn about the real shockers revealed at the conference - some. Continued at [link].

20 Big Ways the Recession is Changing Young Adults

Resume Bear

Statistically, more entrepreneurs do often emerge in a down economy, perhaps because it spurs on creativity and innovation. Economists studying layoffs during the 1970s and 1980s found that regardless of age, unemployment increased mortality rates — and not just in the short term.

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4 Summer Strategies to Step Up Your Job Search

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If you are one of the many professionals who has been searching for a new job during the first half of 2011, the recent news of stagnant job growth and the layoffs at CISCO , may be a bit disheartening, to say the least. Job Search Strategies job search layoffs

How to tell if your company is in trouble. And it is not by what you think.

Cube Rules

Compared to the Great Recession, the economy is in pretty good shape. That doesn’t mean the layoffs have stopped. Employment is as well. Nor does it mean that outsourcing doesn’t continue. That global thing is real.

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How to get jobsearch help from friends and family

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I know that because you get the same emails that I do that say, in so many words, the economy sucks, you know who’s hiring? foreclosures Economy still hobbling along The absurdity of campaign finance reform (Tea) Partying for Halloween?

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Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 12-3-10

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the 7 days ended 12-3-10. Technology, pharmaceutical, financial service, entertainment, government and manufacturing employers announced the largest layoffs and. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Economy Employment employment economy hiring Job job market job search layoff layoffs recession research unemployment who's firing

Sobering News: Long-Term Unemployment By State

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Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment hiring Job job search layoff recession unemploymentToday's Journal included an interactive chart showing long-term unemployment by state. I explain what this chart means to you, based on your state. Continued at [link].

Why your company and economy matters to your career

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Cube Rules teaches you how to build SMART Goals , how to survive a job layoff and how to write your performance review. Why your company and economy matters to your career Written by Scot Herrick on October 7, 2008 in job search 0 Comments - Leave a comment!

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 10-22-10

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 10-22-10. For the past week technology, government, entertainment, manufacturing and agricultural employers announced the largest layoffs. Tags: Employment Economy reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff recruiter unemployment who's firing

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 1-7-11

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 1-7-11. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff recession research unemployment who's firingFor the past week technology, manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, hospitality and transportation employers announced the largest. Continued at [link].

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 11-12-10

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For the past week pharmaceutical, biotech, insurance, technology, defense and health care employers announced the largest layoffs. Tags: Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff recruiter unemployment who's firing This information is intended for business analysts, corporate strategists, marketers, salespeople, investment. Continued at [link].

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 11-5-10

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For the past week health care, manufacturing, biotech, telecommunications, financial service and government employers announced the largest layoffs. Tags: Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff recruiter unemployment who's firing This information is intended for business analysts, corporate strategists, marketers, salespeople, (Continued at [link].

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 10-29-10

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 10-29-10. Tags: Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff recruiter unemployment who's firing For the past week manufacturing, government, health care, aerospace, retail and financial service employers announced the largest. Continued at [link].

How the Employment Security Hierarchy helps protect your income

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We can get that next job despite the headwinds of the economy or five job applicants going after the same job we are targeting. Cube Rules Commentary business network career managment employment security job performance Job Search job security Job Skills Layoff layoffs

Increase Your Chances of Keeping your Salary Post Layoff

Career Key

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 Increase Your Chances of Keeping your Salary Post Layoff Want to land on your feet post-layoff? According to new research discussed in this New York Times article , many laid off workers take years to recover and get back to their previous salary and most, on average, will not return to their pre-layoff incomes. Its a reminder that getting too comfortable in your career can damage your ability to survive a layoff with your income level intact.

Do you have what it takes to succeed in this economy?

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Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 11-19-10

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For the past week government, pharmaceutical, hospitality, defense and manufacturing employers announced the largest layoffs. Tags: Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search recession research unemployment who's firing This information is intended for business analysts, corporate strategists, marketers, salespeople, investment analysts, (Continued at [link].

5 actions employees should take in case of debt default

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If some of the worse events happen because of a default, lots of layoffs will occur. Besides, after savings and a long layoff, you may need some of that available credit. If the economy takes a shock, credit won’t be available to use and layoffs will happen.

Whos Firing – Layoffs week ended 11-26-10

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Who’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 11-26-10. For the past week defense, manufacturing, insurance and hospitality employers announced the largest layoffs. Tags: Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment hiring Job job search layoff recession unemployment who's firing

Who Quits Their Job in This Economy?

Career Solvers

Home About Us How It Works FAQs Contact Resources Request a Proposal Monday, June 21st, 2010 Who Quits Their Job in This Economy? Once heavy layoffs occurred at companies, many were forced to do more with less. It can be scary to start your own business in a turbulent economy.