How to Recover From Job Loss

Losing your job can be overwhelming and discouraging. Here’s how to recover, regain your confidence and emerge ready for your next opportunity.

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At-Will Employment: What It Means and Important Exceptions

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.

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How to Ask for a Reference Letter (With Examples)

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.

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How to Find Resume Help: Templates, Tools, and More

Need help perfecting your resume? Here’s where to find the best resume tools, templates and other resume services.

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Should You Ask for Feedback After a Job Rejection?

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.

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How to Write a Resignation Letter

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.

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How to Explain Being Fired During a Job Interview (with Examples)

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.

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The Best LinkedIn Job Headline When You Are Unemployed

The best job title to use on LinkekdIn when you are unemployed.

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Thank You Email To Turn Rejection into Opportunity After Unsuccessful Interview

Turn those rejection letters and emails into opportunities for success by sending a nice – sincere! – thank you.

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Sample Email Example To Be Reconsidered for a Job

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 […]

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Tips to Recover From Being Fired

Rosa E. Vargas describes steps you can take to recover from being fired by a Fortune 500 employer.

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How Employers View You Being Fired (Sample Explanation)

Recruiter Harry Urschel explains how to effectively handle being fired from a previous job when you are networking or talking with a potential employer.

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Freelancing: A Good Option When You Are Unemployed?

How to determine if freelancing is a good alternative when you are unemployed.

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Resume Sample: Unemployment Gaps

Erin Kennedy, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, illustrates the way you can manage employment gaps on your resume even when unemployed.

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Battle Unemployment Through Contracting or Freelancing

Mark Feffer describes how to battle unemployment by getting started the contracting/freelancing work.

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How to Keep Your Personal Brand Alive When You Are Unemployed

Meg Guiseppi, Job-Hunt’s Personal Branding Expert, shares the 4 ways to keep your personal brand alive when you are unemployed.

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What to Do If You Are Laid Off

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.

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Preparing for a Layoff – Things to Do at Home

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.

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Being Laid Off vs Fired: How to Handle Either Situation

If you’ve lost your job, it’s very important to understand the difference between being fired and being laid off.

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What to Do if Your Major Has a High Unemployment Rate

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.

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