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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 to effectively communicate what’s happening. The result is an angry, vocal group of ex-staff members and a concerned set of clients who wonder if they should look for a new vendor.

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Young professional thinks about changing careers following a layoff.
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For most workers, being laid off or furloughed is a scary thought, and unfortunately this scary thought became a reality for many professionals who had their jobs impacted by COVID-19.

However, for some, losing their job is the push they need to make a career change.

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Once the shock of a layoff begins to wear off, an impacted employee has to make a host of important decisions. One of those decisions may be to find a short-term job in the interim, while working on long-term career goals.

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