Layoffs happen all the time.
A company outsources a division. A new leadership team decides to go in a different direction. A global event disrupts an industry. When organizations weather big changes, people lose jobs.
One Tuesday morning, you go to work dreading a day of endless meetings. Suddenly, an ambiguously titled last-minute appointment pops up on your calendar. The good news is that your afternoon just got way less boring. The bad news is that your relationship with that employer has ended abruptly.
So now what do you do?
Enter serial layoff survivor Brenda L. Peterson, The Layoff Lady. In this book, Brenda outlines seven key lessons she gleaned from her seven experiences with unplanned job losses. Filled with personal stories alongside practical advice, Brenda guides you through how to navigate the tumultuous time from layoff day through starting a new role.
During this wild ride, learn strategies for managing your mindset, figuring out the next right job for you, shaping your career story, and overcoming setbacks along the way.
About The Author
Brenda L. Peterson knows her way around a layoff. Since forever, Brenda has worked in the field of learning and development--except for the many, many times she’s had her position eliminated. All told, Brenda has had seven workdays that started with lots of obligations, but ended in unemployment.
Now, Brenda shares her lessons learned at TheLayoffLady.com where she waxes poetic on layoffs, job transitions, and career resilience.