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Make Job Loss Work for You by Richard Deems, Terri Deems

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CHAPTER 2

WHAT DO I DO NOW?

You’re not alone in the process of losing a job and looking for another. Many have been where you are now and have successfully turned job hunting into JobGetting. Experience has shown there are some things you can do that will help you. And there are actions you can take that will hurt you. Focus on the Dos.

Some Dos and Don’ts

What you do in the first several days following the termination announcement often determines your success in the next several months. To help you get started, here are some specific suggestions.

Dos

These are the most important things to keep doing in terms of your mindset and relationships:

  • Think positively. There is too much research to dismiss the power that positive thinking has on people, ...

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