How to Keep Your Cool if You Lose Your Job
Subject: NZ Non-Fiction, Self-help
‘Downsizing’, ‘rightsizing’, ‘smartsizing’, ‘workforce reduction’, ‘displacement’, ‘retrenchment’, ‘outplacement’, ‘lay-off’, ‘redundancy’… No matter what you call it, the end result is the same: the loss of a job.
Tough times are the words on everyone’s lips, and New Zealanders are bracing themselves for more international fallout. Employees and employers are anxious about predicted large-scale job losses, and this up-to-the-minute, practical workbook charts a course through the unknown.
In How to Keep Your Cool if You Lose Your Job, experienced career coach Kathryn Jackson clearly answers many burning post-redundancy questions:
• How can I stay positive and productive?
• How will I manage my finances?
• How can I be organised and effective in my job search?
• What is the quickest way to advance my dream career?
• Should I consider self-employment or a new career direction?
• What does a stand-out CV look like?
• What steps should I take to shine in job interviews?
This workbook is peppered with charts, exercises, diagrams and real-life case studies, and features an arsenal of essential books and websites. With a foreword by international bestselling author John Lees, How to Keep Your Cool if You Lose Your Job is an inspiring, hands-on solution for New Zealanders facing redundancy.
‘In a tough market you need confidence, support and great ideas to keep your career on track — read this book and you’ll have taken the vital first step.’ John Lees, author of HOW TO GET A JOB YOU’LL LOVE