The Experts (02:17)
Career coaches and other professionals introduce themselves.
Hearing the News (05:05)
An occupational psychologist explains the natural reaction to being laid off. It is compared to the bereavement process. Practical suggestions for coping include talking to a friend, writing down thoughts, and Benson's relaxation technique.
Sorting Your Finances (03:55)
Experts' tips for dealing with financial worries after being laid off include talking to creditors and planning ahead for unemployment.
Keeping Spirits High (03:01)
Expert tips for avoiding depression after being laid off include eating healthily, staying fit, and spending time with positive people.
Routine & Discipline (02:14)
Expert tips for daily life after being laid off include getting out of bed every day, keeping up with social activities, and setting objectives.
Expert tips for finding fulfillment after being laid off include doing a skill audit, finding purpose, and fulfilling life ambitions.
Your Job Search (03:18)
Expert tips for looking for employment after being laid off include keeping in contact with recruiters, doing research, and dressing well.
Expert tips for networking after being laid off include using social media, never asking for a job, and only asking for 20 minutes of advice.
Goal Setting (03:18)
Expert tips for goal setting after being laid off include writing down ideas, placing the list where it is visible, and taking action.
Time Management (02:36)
Expert tips for effectively managing time after being laid off include keeping skills up to date, volunteering for a charity, and considering interim work.
Getting a Coach (01:19)
Expert tips for working with a mentor after being laid off include committing to improving skills and being open to new ideas.
And Finally: A Fresh Start (01:22)
Experts encourage those who have been laid off to view it as an opportunity. Self-belief is an important asset.
Redundancy Explained (05:21)
Experts explain how lowered demand can lead to being laid off. Collective redundancy gives employees strength for bargaining.
Your Rights (03:09)
Experts explain employment protection rights. These include consultation about possible job loss and severance pay,
Credits: Surviving Being Laid Off (01:38)
Credits: Surviving Being Laid Off
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