8 Steps to a Successful Rebound From a Job Loss

1. Formulate a job-hunting plan

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Finding a job is about exploring your options. If you’ve lost a position through a dismissal or layoff, you’ll need to take stock of your assets as an employee so you can identify new job possibilities. Perhaps you’re fortunate enough to be qualified for a variety of jobs, based on your experience. If your background is more limited, you’ll need to research what openings are available in your community and possibly expand your search to other areas. Perhaps it’s time to start a new career. It’s important to be open to new opportunities.

Consider: “How a Late-in-Life Career Change Can Boost Your Fortunes.”

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