Layoffs? Did Someone Say Layoffs?

Competitive Resumes

Tis the season for layoffs. You might need a new job search in 2018. I want to hear from you of how this layoff episode resonates with you. ” This time of year is often feared for layoffs or departures. Here are some highlights from our layoff show: .

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How to Handle an Executive Layoff

Professional Resume Services

Layoffs are notoriously difficult to handle. Going through a layoff is never easy. Layoffs happen for a variety of reasons, so there could be a chance for you to return in the future. Here are some other things to keep in mind when dealing with an executive layoff.

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Get Ready! The Layoffs Continue.

Careers Done Write

Bureau of Labor Statistics , employers carried out 1,434 mass layoff actions in January 2012 that affected 129,920 employees. Do you think a layoff could be as devastating as a hurricane? The top way to get a job is still through networking, both online and in the real world.

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5 Ways to Avoid a Layoff

Career Alley

Difficult economic times often result in major layoffs. That then begs the question, how does the average worker avoid a layoff? In addition to keeping one’s reputation pristine within a company, there are several other ways an employee might avoid a layoff. Job Search.

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Experiencing Multiple Layoffs & Finding Help

Career Alley

Unfortunately, consecutive recent layoffs or settling for a lower income is becoming more common nowadays. Many Americans have lost two jobs in the past two years. Those who have experienced multiple layoffs are usually willing to settle for less. Remedies for Repeat Job Loss.

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Congrats on the new Job! Now Start Updating Your Resume!

Competitive Resumes

The Voice Of Job Seekers.from the page of an empathetic resume writer. The Voice of The Job Seeker Blog. Today’s job seeker must manage more than his or her résumé, cover letter, references on web job boards. BLOG.COMPETITIVERESUMES.NET: Congrats on the new Job!

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Cancer and Layoffs

Evil HR Lady

I know you are not an employment law specialist, but what advice can you offer an HR Manager who wants to help this employee get safely through treatment without having the added stress of paying for COBRA and finding a new job, thereby keeping my firm's name from potentially ending up in the news with some very bad PR? Not that layoffs are ever pleasant, but this one is particularly rotten. As if layoffs don't cause their own morale problems.)

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8 Mistakes Companies Make During Layoffs

Career Realism

The result is an angry, vocal group of ex-staff members and a concerned set of clients who wonder if they should look for a new vendor. The other group was held hostage in the conference room and told they had to stay there until the layoff was complete.

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How To Recover From A Job Layoff

Career Realism

Losing your job, especially when it’s due to no fault of your own can be devastating. You can recover from a job layoff by doing the following: 1. As soon as you lose your job, the very first thing you need to do is rebuild your resume. Look for a new job.

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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. Job search takes time.

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Boeing and the Layoff Culture

Water Cooler Wisdom

Within a few months, all anyone could talk about were the  mass layoffs  taking place around the country. No one had anything to say on this matter except a few academic researchers who provided an eye-opening account of their 10 years studying the layoff culture at airplane manufacturing powerhouse  Boeing. From 1996 to 2006, the group of scientists went onsite at Boeing to study what happens when a company is inundated with layoffs.

4 Tips for Yahoo Layoff Victims

Career Realism

” Then, I realized I could shoot this quick video to share the four steps layoff victims need to take to minimize the time they are out of work. Step 2: Don’t let getting laid-off paralyze your job search. That layoff turned out to be the best thing that ever happened to me!”

Wanted: Companies Doing Big Layoffs

Career Realism

In all seriousness, I am looking to get this article in front of executives at any company that has recently laid off or plans to layoff a lot of workers. We are having incredible results with our new Job Search Accelerator Program (a.k.a.JSAP) over at our sister site, CareerHMO.

how can I brace myself for my toxic new job?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: After searching for over three months, I finally received a job offer. While I am happy to have the offer and will take the job, I am a little wary. The warnings range from, “Your new boss is a b*tch” to “Don’t get involved in office politics” to “That place is a cesspool.” Plus, there were a lot of layoffs recently and an insider told me that employee morale is very low.

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I distributed layoff plans without permission, new job says I can’t take a previously okayed trip, and more

Ask A Manager

I found my company’s layoff plans on the copier … and distributed them. A month and a half ago there was an announcement that we would be organizing a few departments into a new model which came directly after higher-ups laid off 3 directors very suddenly. This was not due to performance issues but specifically part of the plan to move forward with a new model. Needless to say, there are trust issues now and each week there seems to be a new issue.

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“Survivor Demotion” – When a Lower Level Job Is Preferable to Layoff

Sklover Working Wisdom

At 59, he saw this job as – hopefully – his last job, one he would hold until he and his wife decided it was time for him to retire. Bearing in mind his age and the poor job market, as well as the fact that his hefty compensation package made him a likely target for budget-cutting, Howard and his wife consulted us to determine a best course of action. So many of his friends in their 60’s simply could not find new jobs. . “It is not necessary to change.

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“If I don’t like my new job, can I go back on unemployment?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The bad news is the job being offered may not be suitable for me. If I accept the job offer it would only be because I don’t have a job, and having something is better than nothing. In short, the answer to your question is “No, you cannot resign because you don’t like a job and resume collecting unemployment.” Unemployment benefits are given to people who have lost their jobs due to no fault of their own. Question: Hi, Alan.

2012 109

can you say you’re looking for a new job because you want “a new challenge”?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: When being asked by a hiring manager “why are you looking to leave your job,” one of the common advised response is “I’m looking to take on a new challenge.” ” Do you think that answering with “I’m looking to take on a new challenge” can be interpreted as admitting that the candidate (me) is not qualified or lacks the experience? But you need to say more than just “I’m looking for new challenges.”

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what to do if you were just laid off (or are about to be)

Ask A Manager

If you’ve been laid off from your job, of if you’re worried you’re going to be laid off, you might be feeling pretty helpless. It’s scary to be told your job is being eliminated and you’ll be out of work and have to scramble to find a new job. layoffs outside

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35 Most Powerful Ways to Keep Your Job

Catherines Career Corner

Explore these 35 most powerful ways to keep your job because it’s hard to get hired these days as hiring has not rebounded in the way that the stock market and housing market has. So, employees hunker down and stick with their current job. Need a Job?

2013 96

?? How To Clearly Explain Losing Your Job To Kids


The best way to tell your family you lost your job. My own layoff story. To me they seemed too young for the layoff to have much meaning in their eyes, but I was wrong. Before the layoff , my kids barely saw me each weekday. After the layoff , they saw me all the time.

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? This Checklist is Key to Leaving Any Company Successfully


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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job offer from a company in the midst of layoffs

Ask A Manager

” I’m in the process of applying for new jobs and have gotten a few interviews. Now, even if they tell you that your job is secure, you may decide that you don’t believe them. But keep in mind that plenty of companies have gone through periods of layoffs and ended up perfectly strong. Layoffs aren’t in and of themselves a signal to run — you need to know more.). job offers

How Your Former Colleagues Can Create a New Job for You

Career Rocketeer

I just received great news that someone very close to me got a job after a flurry of layoffs in the science library in which she worked. In recent years, as the layoffs continued, many of our former customers joined other area biotechs. Everything Else Ad2 Job Search SEO1

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5 actions employees should take in case of debt default

Cube Rules

There is more than chatter on financial sites that a default would cause all sorts of drops in stocks (the stock market, because of those great corporate earnings that have not translated into jobs, is close to a 3-year high). Review how long your job will last.

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4 Summer Strategies to Step Up Your Job Search

Careers Done Write

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 is not what it used to be.

77% Of Currently Employed Workers Compete For Your Next Job


That’s an eye-opening number if you’re looking for a job. But a recent CareerBuilder study projected that 77% of currently employed workers are searching for a new job.

who should communicate a lay-off, asking for a raise after three months at a new job, and more

Ask A Manager

As an HR professional, I think that extending a job offer and ending an employment relationship are two sides of the same coin, and the employee’s direct supervisor is the best person to communicate the facts in either scenario. There are other possible explanations, of course — like that she’s a new manager and terrified of this kind of conversation. I want to ask for a raise after three months at my new job. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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I’m worried I’m in the wrong career, boss posted Hawaii vacation photos right after layoffs, and more

Ask A Manager

After less than a year, I was already looking for new work and after a year of searching I was hired on by a public accountant. The big problem is that my heart has never really been 100% into my work and this new job is no exception. Boss posted Hawaii vacation photos right after layoffs. Our company recently had layoffs. I just started a new job that I love, and I wanted to ask your advice on a strange problem I’ll be facing.

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


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.

How To Explain Losing Your Job To Your Kids


What are the best ways to tell your family about your layoff? My own layoff story. To me they seemed too young for the layoff to have much meaning in their eyes, but I was wrong. Before the layoff , my kids barely saw me each weekday. He will be getting another job soon.

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84% Of Currently Employed Workers Compete For Your Job


A CareerBuilder study last year projected that 84% of currently employed workers are searching for a new job and the numbers haven't changed much this year. Learn what that means for your job search. Featured Job Search Strategy reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff Planning research

The only way to win is not to play

Cube Rules

Back in the day of 2400 baud modems, our slacker hero tries to hack into the company putting out the hottest new game on the planet (hacking has been going on a long, long time). ” All very nice, but this is a site about finding jobs, landing jobs, and doing well in your career. If you believe this, you won’t look for signs in the company that a layoff is imminent. You won’t look for a different job to prevent financial hardship.

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a friend is aggressively trying to get a sales lead from me, I was offered a new job but they won’t tell me the salary, and more

Ask A Manager

I got a new job at a new company and was wondering if you’d put me in contact with people at YourCompany. I was offered a new position but they won’t tell me what the pay is. Our field is growing and I’ve been asked to move into a trainer role and officially train new hires, while continuing my current duties as well. I’ve been training two new hires in an unofficial capacity for the past six weeks and am still waiting to be paid.

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Proven Job Search Blog Grows Into Innovative Online Software Tool

Tim's Strategy

It’s A New Year. . Time To Get Serious About Job Search. Mission Viejo, CA – After personally helping thousands of job seekers with their process, Tim Tyrell-Smith has something significant to share with the job search community.

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


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. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search layoff Planning research

Keeping Your Resume Manageable and Avoiding Clutter

Jennifer Anthony

There’s a problem, though; with all of the new data that you’ve added in, your resume is too cluttered and unreadable. So now, your job is to declutter it before sending it out to be considered. Much of this will be determined by the job you’re applying for.

2010 141

Problems at Work? Top 20 Ways to Be Happy at Work

Catherines Career Corner

Related posts: Hate Your Job? Impending Layoff Notice at Work? Problems at work? As we spend most of our time at work, wait no more! Now is the time to address the problems so that you can enjoy your work life balance. Explore these top 20 ways to be happy at work.

2013 68

Tweet Job Tweet!

Jennifer Anthony

Posted on April 28, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Cheryl Palmer You’re looking for a new job, and you’re on Twitter. As a job seeker you primarily have two audiences: recruiters/hiring managers and colleagues who can refer you to openings.

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“What do I do after three weeks on the job, and I realize it is not the job for me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I recently took a job at my old firm after a layoff. Though I did my best to ferret out the details of the new job to make sure it was a good “job fit,” I have determined after being on the job only three weeks that I am not the best person for the position. In fact, I don’t fit the job very well at all. I’m sure this is going to make my next job harder to come by. New Jobs and Promotions Q & A

2010 109

How to Make Your Resume Stand Out in a Crowded Job Market – Part 1.

Jennifer Anthony

The answer is two-fold: - By knowing the 3 must-haves to include in your resume - By using the right job search strategies In part 1 of this article, I’ll discuss the 3 must-haves for your resume. This way, your resume does not read like a job description.

2010 141

10 Famous People That Got Fired [QUIZ]

Career Realism

New Video Course: “Fired To Hired: 8 Steps To Get You Back To Work” I’ve created a comprehensive video tutorial series that can take your from “fired” to “hired.” Career Career Advice advice fired laid off layoffs terminated termination

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Achieving Effective Career Transitions

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « Plan & Prepare for Your Interview East of Unemployed (or West of Nowhere) » Achieving Effective Career Transitions “ In a time of drastic change it is the learner who will inherit the future.” – Eric Hoffer Author Byline: Frank B. Today new job entrants will have over 10-12 jobs and five-seven distinct careers.