Rebound a proven plan for starting over after job loss

So, you've been laid off. Or you see it coming. You're not alone. And it's not your fault: you're just one of millions of smart, high-quality people who are being shown the door. But none of that makes it feel any better! What can you do? What should you do? How do you cope with...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Finney, Martha I.
Format: eBook
Published: Upper Saddle River, N.J. FT Press 2009
Online Access:
Collection: O'Reilly - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-179) and index
  • pt. I. The Inner Game of Getting Laid Off
  • 1. What to Expect When You're No Longer Expected
  • 2. New Career Realities and New Career Rules
  • 3. You're Still in Control
  • pt. II. Preparing for a Layoff
  • 4. Are You on the Layoff List?
  • 5. Financial: What to Do Before You Get Laid Off
  • 6. Set the Tone for How You Leave
  • 7. Plan Your Exit
  • pt. III. Know Your Rights
  • 8. What You Can Expect from a Severance Package
  • 9. Stop! Just Say No
  • 10. Ask for Special Treatment
  • 11. A Word About Noncompete Agreements
  • 12. Not That It Matters to You, but It Hurts for Them, Too
  • pt. IV. When You've Been Laid Off
  • 13. Financial: Control Your Spending
  • 14. What Do I Do with All This Rage?
  • 15. The Kids Can Handle the Truth
  • 16. Good Things to Remember
  • pt. V. Landing Your Next Job
  • 17. The Importance of Having a Plan
  • 18. Learn to Love Networking
  • 19. Using Social Networking for Your Job Search
  • 20. Build Your "A" Player Status Even Though You Are Not Employed
  • 21. Talking About Your Job Loss in Interviews
  • 22. How to Evaluate the Job You've Been Offered
  • 23. Should You Take a Job with a Company That's Laying People Off?
  • 24. Go! Just Say Yes
  • 25. Start Your New Job with Confidence
  • 26. Never Be in This Situation Again
  • pt. VI. Appendixes
  • A. Step Away from the Fridge! Reach for This Instead
  • B. Greg and Martha's List of Automatic No's
  • Resources and Suggested Reading