Call it downsizing, outplacing, rightsizing, termination, or reduction in force -- getting fired is something everyone dreads. Sure, we've all heard that a pink slip is not the end of the world, that it can even end up being a career boon, but that can be hard to remember when you've got two weeks to clean out your desk. Whether you've reached that point, or are just worried about your job security, this book can help.
Drawing on ten years in professional recruitment, dozens of interviews, and her own experience with getting fired, author Frances Quittel offers hope, legal tips, and hands-on strategies for making the best of a difficult situation, including:
Packed with real-life case studies, inspirational stories, and advice you can start using today, this is the resource for anyone at sea in today's turbulent job market.
"In this age of job insecurity and career transition, Ms. Quittel offers profound and inspiring advice to those who will need to create new employment options. Her case studies are instructive, and her step-by-step action guides will point the way for anyone who has been or might be dislocated."
--Putney Westerfield, former publisher, FORTUNE magazine and president, Boyden International