Losing a job is difficult. In many cases it comes unexpectedly. There is usually a period of shock – almost a numbness – followed by a feeling that you need to be doing something, but not exactly sure what that “something” is. I know this feeling because I found myself in this position in 2015.
Layoffs aren’t new, but that doesn’t make it any less shocking when you get laid off without warning. The swift surge of layoffs in the US and around the world due to the coronavirus shutdown is something that we’ve never seen before. For many, this is unfamiliar territory. The purpose of this blog is to give a few actionable items if you have recently found yourself out of a job.