Category Archives: Layoff

How Long?

Recently I read where experts suggest you should plan on your job search taking 1 month per $10,000 in salary…in short, plan on searching for 6 months for a $60,000 job.  While this is just an old measuring stick that … Continue reading

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Passed Over for an Internal Job: Follow-Up

Almost two years ago, I penned some thoughts about being passed over for a promotion opportunity when you are the internal candidate. This single post has generated significant feedback and spurred additional questions – some of which I hope to … Continue reading

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Career Change: Eat That Frog

Have you been thrust into a job search?  Laid off, outsourced, fired, position eliminated, forced into early retirement…no matter the reason, being forced into a job search is difficult on many fronts.  In my first post in the Career Change … Continue reading

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Career Change: Tough Love

Have you been thrust into a job search.  Laid off, outsourced, fired, position eliminated, forced into early retirement…no matter the reason, being forced into a job search is difficult on many fronts.  Last week, I offered ideas on processing the … Continue reading

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Career Change: Embrace the Unknown

Laid off, outsourced, fired, position eliminated, walked-out, early retirement…you now find yourself in an uncomfortable place.  Limbo, the unknown, holding pattern, transitional space – not matter what you call it, the time when you leave a job until you begin … Continue reading

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Career Change? Change as a Catalyst for Good

Have you been thrust into a job search.  Laid off, outsourced, fired, position eliminated, early retirement…no matter the reason, being forced into a job search is difficult on so many fronts.  Yesterday I penned a piece about taking some time … Continue reading

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Career Change? First Step – Take Some Time

In 2007. a senior executive was transitioning out of her corporate career after 20+ years of service at Fortune 10 company.  She had been part of several of cross-functional teams, developed expertise in multiple business units, and she was one of … Continue reading

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