1. Keep on believing.
It is in your best interest to keep you self-esteem and confidence topped up. It isn’t a good look if you shuffle into a job interview & you don’t even believe you are going to do well at the position.
2. Look for the silver lining.
Sometimes getting knocked off the corporate ladder allows us to question whether we were on the right ladder to start with.
3. Circle the wagons.
Bring those people that are close to you closer be they colleagues, family or pets. They all help with connections, job leads, morale and support in their own way.
4. Be an explorer.
Sometimes people find really neat niches in the job market that they never would have thought about doing. There may be a way to use your transferable job skills in a different environment.
5. Ask for help.
Seeking the advise of a good mentor or career coach may save you countless hours of job search time. Also be open to seeing a psychologist if needed. Unfortunately, for some the loss of a job can be a trigger leading to depression, alcohol or drug abuse etc. It is best to act early at the first signs of things going amiss.
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