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Searching For a Job? A Dozen Strategies For Success

This column provides 12 tangible tips for unemployed readers seeking employment. 1. Grief Process Grief guru Elizabeth Kubler Ross penned five stages of grief that apply directly to job loss: denial, anger, bargaining, depression then acceptance. It’s normal to experience a wide range of intense feelings after being laid off, including relief if you disliked your job. Find someone safe to process your emotions with, so negative emotions don’t spill over into your job search. Never bad mouth a former employer to a prospective one…ever! 2. Holistic Approach You bring body, mind and spirit to the job search, so take … Continue reading