Losing a job can happen to anyone, at any time. It’s one of the most stressful events you can face. These resources can help you take care of the basics, cope with losing your job, and move beyond job loss.
Guide: How to Recover After Job Loss
Use this guide if:
- You don’t know where to start after you’ve lost your job.
- You want to track what items you’ve completed through the process of dealing with a job loss.
The resources in the guide are all also listed below.
Taking Care of the Basics
How are you doing?
However you react to being out of work, it’s important to stay in touch with what you’re experiencing during this stressful time. These exercises will help you assess how you’re doing as you deal with the loss of your job, work through ways to take care of yourself, connect to your network, and get ideas for staying positive.
Learn to take charge of change and the emotional transitions and stresses that go with it.
How can you restart your life and career?
To change your life, you need to turn your dreams into goals. To reach your goals, you need to be clear on what you want. Set SMART goals.
Make an action plan for each SMART goal to give you a step-by-step strategy to achieve your dreams. Identify the barriers you might face, so you can think of ways to overcome them.
Use these exercises to get on the way to a bright new future.
Are you looking for a job, drafting your resumé, or preparing for an interview? These tools and resources will help get you started.