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Layoff Survival Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Managing the Transition from Pink-Slip to Paycheck

Layoff Survival Guide
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Fortune Magazine calls Layoff Survival Guide "A Tremendously Useful Resource." If you're worried about losing your job. If you've just been laid-off. Or, if you need help with the job search, The Layoff Survival Guide will provide you with the immediate steps you should take and provides you with access to the resources you will need, including:

  • Key preventive measures you should take if you think you’re about to be laid-off. Some of these suggestions could save you hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars.
  • The five things you MUST do within 72 hours after losing your job.
  • Savvy financial strategies for surviving tough times.
  • Tips on dealing with family, business colleagues, and friends during this transition.
  • How to file for unemployment and what to do about health insurance.
  • Realistic ways to keep yourself focused and motivated during a prolonged search

    Realistic, focused and pragmatic, the advice in this book combines input from some of the top career professionals with "school of hard knocks" lessons shared by savvy job-seekers.

    "Collamer's high-quality e-book, is a compendium of how to manage layoffs " -- Nationally Syndicated Careers Columnist, Joyce Lain Kennedy

    "I cannot imagine a more sensible, complete, user-friendly and inspirational guide than the one Nancy Collamer has just written for any family faced with a layoff. Timely and appropriate, it speaks to every stage of reality - from what to do in the first 72 hours (when you really NEED to hold on to something that feels structured and secure, like a practical 5-bulleted "To Do" list), to developing a financial plan to tie you over, to printing out business cards for your job hunt (who'd think of that?), to sharing the psychological upheaval with your spouse." -- Lisa Roberts of en-parent.com, co-author of The Entrepreneurial Parent: How to Earn Your Living at Home & Still Enjoy Your Family, Your Work & Your Life

    Nancy Collamer, M.S. has attracted a nationwide following as the online Career Transitions Expert for the Oxygen Media Network. As the founder of Collamer Career Consulting, based in Greenwich, CT, she has built a clientele assisting clients through telephone coaching, workshops and publications.

    In addition to her appearances on Oxygen TV, Nancy’s advice has appeared in Redbook, US News and World Report, Ladies Home Journal, Fortune, Working Mother and the Wall Street Journal. Nancy’s workshop, “Part Time Careers for Full Time Mothers” was the subject of a feature story in the December,1998 issue of Working Mother magazine.

    She holds a M.S. in Career Development from the College of New Rochelle and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill. Prior to establishing her private practice, she was the co-owner of an employment agency and worked as the Director of Human Resources for Air Express International Corporation, and as the Assistant Director of Personnel for Saks Fifth Avenue. She is a member of Working Mother Magazine’s Reader Panel, the Career Masters Institute, The Alliance of Work Life Professionals, the Career Coach Institute and the Westchester Career Counselors Network. "

  • Collamer Career; April 2003
    96 pages; ISBN 9780795200052
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