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Laid Off Checklist: 11 Things You Need To Action On Now

By Betty Kempa | June 23, 2020

Dazed and confused. That’s how most people feel after being told they are laid off. First disbelief.  Shock.  Sadness.  Grief.  Anger.  Panic.  You go into a brain fog. Your brain isn’t typically in “checklist” mode after being shown the door at your place of work.  (Let alone being shown the door during a pandemic.) I…

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Here’s How To Effectively Structure Your Job Search Efforts

By Betty Kempa | June 16, 2020

Job searching is a lot like being an entrepreneur. There are tons of shiny objects, it’s easy to get distracted, and it’s challenging to know which activity will yield the highest ROI. I am often asked, “What is the most effective way to structure my job search activities?” One thing is for sure.  If 80%…

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5 Steps To Get Your Foot In The Door At Your Dream Company (Before The Role Gets Posted)

By Betty Kempa | June 9, 2020

“I’m in the market for a new job.  Keep me in mind if you hear anything!” Have you ever used this line with someone in your network? It FEELS like networking…. “I reached out to my old colleagues and enlisted their help.  Check!  I’ve done my due diligence ‘networking’ for the day!” Listen, the intention…

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The First Thing You Need To Do After You Get Laid Off

By Betty Kempa | May 26, 2020

Out of the blue, a Friday 4pm meeting with her boss pops up on Tricia’s calendar. She reaches out to inquire what the agenda will be and receives a vague response. Tricia tries to ignore the sinking feeling in the pit of her stomach as the day marches on.  Eventually, when she shows up for…

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