Losing your job can be overwhelming and discouraging. Here’s how to recover, regain your confidence and emerge ready for your next opportunity.
At-will employment means that you can quit your job, or your employer can terminate you, without a reason. There are exceptions, so it’s important to know your rights.
It’s a good idea to have written reference letters on hand when applying for jobs. Here’s how to ask for a reference letter and sample messages to help you get started.
Need help perfecting your resume? Here’s where to find the best resume tools, templates and other resume services.
The right feedback after an interview or job rejection can help you improve your chances of landing the next job. Here’s how and when to ask for feedback.
Follow these tips to write a resignation letter that helps you leave your job on a high note—what to include, what to leave out, and when to submit your resignation.
Answer the job interview question — why did you leave your job when you were fired — needs to be done very carefully without trashing anyone or appearing to be a potential problem if hired.
The best job title to use on LinkekdIn when you are unemployed.
Turn those rejection letters and emails into opportunities for success by sending a nice – sincere! – thank you.
Here’s a recent success story from one of our clients that should motivate you to follow up after each and every rejection you get from employers. “No” Doesn’t Mean “Never!” Because, as we preach continually, when an employer says “No” it doesn’t mean “Never.” The rejection only means “Not today.” Not this job. Not now. You can do […]
Rosa E. Vargas describes steps you can take to recover from being fired by a Fortune 500 employer.
Recruiter Harry Urschel explains how to effectively handle being fired from a previous job when you are networking or talking with a potential employer.
How to determine if freelancing is a good alternative when you are unemployed.
Erin Kennedy, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, illustrates the way you can manage employment gaps on your resume even when unemployed.
Mark Feffer describes how to battle unemployment by getting started the contracting/freelancing work.
Meg Guiseppi, Job-Hunt’s Personal Branding Expert, shares the 4 ways to keep your personal brand alive when you are unemployed.
As someone who was laid off twice in my career, I know that being laid off can feel like a big kick in your stomach, but millions have been laid off and recovered well, moving on to better jobs and careers. You will, too.
If you suspect that a layoff is pending, take these 10 steps at home to protect yourself and lay the groundwork for your next job.
If you’ve lost your job, it’s very important to understand the difference between being fired and being laid off.
Chandlee Bryan shares 3 steps to figuring out how to leverage your degree in the job market if your major currently has a high rate of unemployment.