Unless you hated your boss and couldn’t wait to get away from the jerk, grieving is a normal part of getting fired or laid off, so don’t mistakenly think you are a superhuman and attempt to avoid this vital part of the process of looking for your next job.
Consider grieving job one!
You also must come to grips with is this: there are more than 14 million Americans at all levels of the workforce actively looking for work. In industries like healthcare, retail, and publishing, it may seem like most of America’s unemployed are applying for every job you are. So, once you get through the five or seven steps of grief, there are some necessary next steps to take to help you navigate this very crowded job market.
Here are five steps you should take when beginning your job search:
Planning, discipline, establishing a routine, clarifying your vision statement, and mastering your VBS will help you accelerate the time it takes to get back to work.
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