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Don’t Let Being Unemployed Bring You Down

Don’t Let Being Unemployed Bring You Down

Five ways to stay motivated during prolonged unemployment The first month or so of unemployment can be a busy time as a job searcher explores opportunities, connects with contacts, and…

A Little Inspiration Goes A Long Way

A Little Inspiration Goes A Long Way

Take two hours to adjust your attitude and jumpstart your career Most of us look forward to those lazy, hazy days of summer. Sometimes we get lucky. Sometimes, particularly here…

Your “Plan B” Wardrobe

Your “Plan B” Wardrobe

Five ways to plan for the unexpected Earlier this month, a textile mill in Tennessee closed abruptly one day when the owner couldn’t make payroll. Hundreds of people were thrown…

Job Cuts – Layoffs – Fired – Are You Losing Your Job?

Job Cuts – Layoffs – Fired – Are You Losing Your Job?

The best way to handle interviews after losing your job If you’ve lost your job — or are going to lose your job — the last thing that you want…

Retooling Your Career After A Layoff

Retooling Your Career After A Layoff

How to brand yourself and get back on track It was only a year ago that you were going a million miles an hour answering a gazillion emails and figuring…

When You’ve Been Terminated And It’s A Good Thing

When You’ve Been Terminated And It’s A Good Thing

Losing your job can be a blessing After years at your present position, one day you hear the dreaded words from your boss, “come in here and close the door.”…

Fired? The Interview Solution

Fired? The Interview Solution

How to explain your situation to the interviewer So you were fired? Now what? How will you explain it when you interview? There are many questions that plague job seekers.…

Ready For The Balance Beam?

Ready For The Balance Beam?

How to be ready for unexpected change in your career Success in your career usually means having the abilities of a gymnast — flexibility, strength, focus and skill, heightened by…

Laid off or fired? You’re not alone (Part 4 of 4)

Laid off or fired? You’re not alone (Part 4 of 4)

Eight experts offer advice on what to do when you’re let go The economic downturn left millions out of work. Consequently being unemployed lost some of the stigma it once…

Laid off or fired? You’re not alone (Part 3 of 4)

Laid off or fired? You’re not alone (Part 3 of 4)

Eight experts offer advice on what to do when you’re let go Even in a good economy, people lose their jobs. Sometimes it comes out of the blue; sometimes you…

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