In 48 easy-to-read pages, Surviving a Layoff speaks directly and compassionately to laid-off workers with practical, tested advice on how to cope with the emotional roller-coaster, ease their money worries, and get started on their job hunt.
Look what’s included: It’s not your fault— the difference between a layoff and a firing How to tell your family that you’ve lost your job Why you shouldn’t make any important decisions for a few days after your layoff How to channel your anger The warning signs of depression Men and women handle layoffs differently How to pay your bills when you have no paycheck Where to find extra money to help make ends meet How to ask your creditors to reduce your bills until you find a new job Where to turn when you just can’t do it alone Three things every hiring manager wants to know about you How to write a powerful resume 7 proven ways to get a job interview How to ace your job interview Four things you need to do after each interview
Plus, ten critical tips
Right on the back cover of the book, Surviving A Layoff gives your people ten critical tips to help them transition into their new lifestyle.
For those thinking of switching to a new line of work
Surviving a Layoff shows them six ways to discover the best new career for them. Plus— a 10”x16” chart showing wages, demand, and training requirements for America’s top 175 occupations.
Over 6 million copies sold
Whenever there’s a major layoff, more people go home with Surviving A Layoff tucked under their arms than any other book.
|AFL-CIO ||Internal Revenue Service |
|American Red Cross ||Johns Hopkins University |
|Armstrong Floor ||Kerr-McGee |
|AT&T ||Kraft Foods |
|Bechtel ||Levi Strauss |
|Bertlesmann ||Los Angeles, CA |
|Blue Cross Blue Shield ||Maidenform |
|Boeing ||Makita |
|Cornell University ||Morgan Stanley |
|ConAgra ||Northrop Grumman |
|Continental Airlines ||Ohio |
|Capital One ||Pepsi |
|Coca-Cola ||Philips Medical Systems |
|CareBridge ||Princeton University |
|Cardinal Health ||Raytheon |
|Cargill ||Rolls-Royce |
|Childrens’ Hospital ||San Mina |
|Eaton ||Sallie Mae |
|Ericsson ||San Francisco Chronicle |
|Experian ||Serta |
|Federal Express ||Simens |
|Federal Reserve Bank ||Smuckers |
|Foxwood Resorts ||Tektronics |
|Franklin Templeton ||UAW-Ford |
|Georgia Pacific ||Virginia |
|General Electric ||Verizon |
|Hard Rock Café ||Western Union |
|Herman Miller ||and many others |
Around $3 per copy
Surviving a Layoff is one of the least expensive parts of a severance package. Yet it may be among the most valuable.
Fast, discrete delivery
Order today and FedEx will have Surviving A Layoff on your desk in 3-5 business days. Overnight delivery is also available (call for a cost quote). All books are shipped in plain brown cartons with no outside markings and no outside packing lists.
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If for any reason, you are not pleased with Surviving A Layoff, simply return it and we will refund your payment. No questions asked.
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