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.
They’re firing people. They want to hire you. Should you accept?
What if your job offer is from a company that’s laying off employees? Is it smart to take a job there? It could be--depending on what you want, who you are, where you stand, and whether they know what they’re doing. There may be some excellent opportunities, but are they a good fit?