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Make Sure You Have a Plan for Your Exit Before You are Laid Off

Book Description

This Element is an excerpt from Rebound: A Proven Plan for Starting Over After Job Loss (ISBN: 9780137021147) by Martha Finney. Available in print and digital formats.

Be ready: know what to say and do when they’re laying you off...what never to say and do...and what to do if you lose it!

Almost every layoff includes a long walk down a hall to a room with a closed door. You know who’s behind that door. Your boss. Maybe someone from HR. You want to handle the meeting with dignity, but you’re afraid you’ll lose it. That walk is your chance to regroup and prepare....