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Moving forward in mid-career : a guide to rebuilding your career after being fired or laid off / John Henry Weiss.

Weiss, John Henry, author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781510722019
  • ISBN: 1510722017
  • Physical Description: 267 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I. Coping with the ramifications of job loss -- How and why workers are fired or laid off -- Working through the grieving process -- Protecting and maintaining your savings, investments, and IRA -- Replacing income -- Insurance matters: medical and COBRA, dental, homeowners, auto, life, disability -- Safeguarding your reputation -- Family challenges and solutions -- Part II. The process of moving forward in your career -- Reshaping your persona and improving your character -- Defining objectives for the remainder of your career -- Crafting a resume and digital profile to reflect the new you -- How to find decision makers and hiring managers -- Where to find employers -- Interview rubrics for mid-career workers -- Overcoming objections to your candidacy -- Negotiating a job offer -- Part III. Finding your spot in the workplace -- Working for a large company or a small business -- Starting your own business or buying a franchise -- Local, state, and federal government jobs -- Part IV. Reaching out to career care providers -- Consulting with career coaches, career counselors, and outplacement services -- Tapping into faith-based resources -- Moving beyond the temporal -- Appendix A. Major convention centers -- Appendix B. Convention center and trade show spotlight.
Summary, etc.: "Losing a job is one of the most devastating events one can experience. For trauma, it ranks up there with divorce, loss of a loved one, or permanent personal injury, and it happens more often that one would think. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 50,000 workers are fired or laid off each day. That is over 18,000,000 workers each year. Moving Forward in Mid-Career is a guide for workers who have been fired or laid off and are in process of rebuilding not only their careers, but also their personal identities independent of a job title. By addressing the many aspects of job loss and job search, Moving Forward provides solutions for dealing with the challenges encountered at each stage of the rebuilding process, from the initial shock and humiliation to the difficult but rewarding task of rebuilding persona and seeking new employment opportunities." -- Back cover.
Subject: Job hunting.
Mid-career.
Middle-aged persons > Employment.
Unemployment > Psychological aspects.
Genre: Self-help publications.

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