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How To Know If Layoffs Are Coming – And What To Do About It

August 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

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The news today that layoffs are increasing at an alarming rate is not good news for jobseekers, or the economy. Key quote:

For the past three months, American companies have been cutting their workforce in increasing numbers, according to a new report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, an outplacement consultancy group in Chicago. In July, the number of planned job cuts surged to a 16-month high of 66,414 — a 60 percent increase from June.

So, I thought this would be a good time to repost a series I did back in 2007 when this blog (and the financial crisis) was in it’s infancy:

Click through to read the entire series.

How To Save Your Job

Additionally, here are a couple of articles I did that you might also find useful.

Want to know how to read the tea leaves and determine ahead of time if layoffs are likely? Try 8 Sure Signs Layoffs Are Coming.

Finally, what do you do if you survive a round of layoffs?

Related posts:

  1. How To Save Your Job From Layoffs
  2. 8 Sure Signs Layoffs Are Coming
  3. How To Save Your Job- How To Know When Layoffs Are Coming
  4. How To Save Your Job From A Recession
  5. Yahoo Layoffs Update
  6. How To Save Your Job Strategy Summary

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  • Susan

    Good of you to repost the entire series. It’s great to refresh people’s memories on those tips, especially with the unemployment weather we’ve been having these days.