Posted by Brian McCullough
If you woke up today and your morning paper put you in a bad mood, there’s a good reason why. It seems the hemming and hawing is over… a recession seems neigh and likely. The stock market seems to agree.
Now, I’m no doom and gloom artist; nor am I some sort of economic prognosticator. But I have been in the jobs business for 10 years now, and when your livelihood is helping people find new jobs, you tend to get a early warning signal on the economy.
Business has been unusually good at ResumeWriters.com for the last 3 months or so now. And business being unusually good means things are looking bad for the economy.
In other words, I’ve been seeing this coming for a few months now. ResumeWriters is on track to do 20% more business this January than last year. And January is our biggest month, by far.
Since a lot of you are new to this blog, and since this blog is about getting the information out there, I just want to point to a few old posts this morning that you may have missed. As I said, I’ve been seeing tough times coming for a while now. Back in November I wrote a 5-part series outlining how you can save your job from layoffs. You can view that series here:
How To Save Your Job
The summation post is here: How To Save Your Job From Layoffs.
The individual posts are here:
- “The Weatherman Technique”
- “The Lifeboat Technique“
- “The Late Surge Technique“
- “The Ninja Technique“
- “The Zen Technique“
Also, there was this post from a couple weeks ago: