This program discusses techniques and tips to assist views with getting back on track with their lives after they have been laid off. It offers reassurance and clear information on dealing with a layoff, the emotions and shock of it, how to organize finances, how to arrange cost of living, and helps improve self-esteem and confidence. The program also discusses how free time should be used wisely after being laid off. A layoff is often a springboard to future success, life changes, and better opportunities. Experts include a career management consultant, a business coach, an occupational psychologist, a human resources consultant and others. Produced in the United Kingdom and also titled Surviving Redundancy. (48 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
The Experts (02:17) Professionals and career advisors introduce themselves in this section.
Hearing the News (05:05) A psychologist discusses the normal reaction to being fired. It is similar to the bereavement response. There are several ways to cope including writing down feelings, talking to friends, and trying relaxation techniques.
Sorting Your Finances (03:55) The experts discuss tips on dealing with financial concerns after a layoff including talking to creditors and planning for the future.
Opportunities (03:58) Experts discuss tips for finding purpose, fulfillment and fulfilling goals after a layoff. A skill audit is also discussed in this segment.
Your Job Search (03:18) Experts offer tips for finding employment after a layoff including researching jobs, staying in touch with recruiters, and staying well dressed.