One of the most important economic survival skills for any worker is knowing how to bounce back after losing a job.
As our economy undergoes changes, layoffs increasingly are common. The news is filled with stories about corporate downsizing. Some companies fold after promising beginnings, sending workers in search of new careers.
Getting back into the workplace isn’t always easy — and being out of work can be a major blow to your pocketbook as well as your ego — but there are things you can do to improve your chances of finding and keeping a new job. What follows are eight steps for successfully reviving a career following a dismissal or layoff.