What you don’t know about your employer (or a potential employer) can hurt you badly! Being uninformed today is a dangerous habit. Companies go out of business or have layoffs.
If you are employed, stay informed about what is being published on the web about your employer. Use that information for career management and for financial self defense. If your employer seems to be having a tough time, start thinking about moving on to another employer. Read Job-Hunt’s Layoff Self-Defense ebook for suggestions about how to prepare to move on.
If you are unemployed, stay informed about potential employers so you can avoid pursuing employment with an employer who may stop hiring or may offer short-term employment.
Below, find 50 search queries in 5 categories of information that can be strong indicators of pending layoffs.