Should you wait until your severance runs out to start your job search?
Severance Pay in 2020: How to Get a Better Package
If you feel in the back of your mind and there’s something niggling at you that you deserve more, then you probably do.
What To Do When You’re Laid Off.
“I Was Terminated Yesterday – HELP!” Today’s topic is, “I was terminated yesterday. I don’t know what to do. Help!”. The answer is, take a rest, take a break and don’t burn your bridges. First, go and start talking to people because you need to get rid of any anger or rage that you […]
How To Rebound After A Layoff
A layoff can be tough on you mentally, emotionally and physically. The renowned Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale, a measure of how stress can affect health, rates a termination from work a number 8. Today, terminations, downsizing, canning, layoffs or whatever you name this action, are frequent. It’s a part of business operations as resources […]
Is a Severance on the Cards for You?
It’s a fact of life today that people are terminated due to many underlying business circumstances. Depending on the country or even geographic regions within countries, termination packages can vary dramatically.
Four Upsides to Being Downsized
You may not think so at the time, but a termination can be a blessing in disguise. It can benefit you both mentally and physically, can advance your career, and can also boost your bank balance and retirement fund. Of course termination is a negative outcome and not what you want to have happen (though […]
If The Pink Slip Arrived Tomorrow
Job security is a myth but too often people fail to plan for a potential time in transition. If the pink slip arrived tomorrow, would you be prepared? Would you know how and where to look to secure your next appointment as expeditiously as possible? An effective career transition plan involves a well written resume, […]
The Stages of Job Loss Grief
The loss of a job evokes many negative emotions and often the terminated individual chooses to ignore the impact it has on their life. A termination can lead to depression and a mindset of unworthiness in society, in career life and within the family. Downsizing is very common today and often is not due to […]
What is Outplacement?
Welcome to my new website, Downsize With Dignity. So, what is “Outplacement”? Wikipedia defines outplacement as “the efforts by a downsizing company to help former employees through the transition to new jobs and help them re-orient to the job market”. The costs of the outplacement service is typically provided by the employer as part of […]