Quiet Quitting: Why I Would Never Do It

However, the reason most employers conduct panel interviews isn’t to intimidate you; rather, it’s a time-saving way to meet with people that will likely interact with you in the new job, and gather their impressions all at once. So, when you stride into a panel or group interview, remember that the team is there to

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3 Benefits Of Outplacement Services

Sometimes businesses are forced to restructure and cut staff. We’ve seen this during the COVID-19 crisis, but it can happen at any point of time. While sometimes unavoidable, the decision to layoff employees can be one of the toughest decisions a company has to make. These are never easy conversations to have, but it’s possible

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5 "Recession-Proof" Careers

When a recession hits, many people immediately begin to worry about their jobs—and with good reason. Recessions usually mean mass layoffs, fewer jobs, more competition for jobs, and less job security. But some careers are safer than others. Several websites, including Glassdoor, have compiled lists of jobs that are expected to survive the next economic

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8 Mistakes Companies Make During Layoffs

I read this article by Forbes magazine on the subject of delivering bad news and realized just how many companies fail to follow the steps outlined when they lay people off. I honestly believe the majority of corporations and management teams don’t mean to do this incorrectly—they just haven’t been trained in what it takes

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How To Predict Layoffs & Access The Hidden Job Market

As a career coach, I know how to predict layoffs, and you’re going to want to listen to this advice if you want to keep your job going forward. How I Predict Corporate Layoffs  @j.t.odonnell @j.t.odonnell How I predict job layoffs. #edutok #careertiktok #layoff #recession #jobs #jobsearch #jobsearchtips #learnontiktok #careeradvice #career #joblife #worklife #linkedin #resume

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Why Outplacement Services Don’t Work

Here’s my issue with the word “outplacement.” The name itself says, “You’re out. Go get placed someplace else.” What is a more motivating word? We see this a lot in business. We hang on to words that maybe made sense at one point in time, but we’ve evolved. I think this word needs to be

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