Laid Off (Part IV): 100 Things to Do If You’ve Been Laid Off

This is the last part of our 4 part series on how to strategize if you have been laid off.  If you have been laid off or unemployed the obvious first thing to do is to get working as quickly as possible.  That is what we have been speaking to in the last two months.  However, sometimes it is a waiting game, so in absence of employment what can we do? Sometimes we have to have … Read more

Still Laid Off? Map Out Your Network

Confident Career Tip No. 7 Because of the market we are in with the downturn in oil and gas, last time we reviewed some articles on what you need to do if you get laid off.  I have included those links again below in case you missed them the first time. When it comes to looking for work, remember, it’s not what you know but who you know.  Here are a few additional steps that … Read more

Job Titles Are Bullsh*t – Strip Away the Title and Dress Up the Job!

Confident Career Tip No. 5 Let’s bust the five biggest bullsh*t’s about job titles so that we can get past the title and get you into the job you were born to do!   Bullsh*t #1: Picking Your “Title” in High-School While it is unlikely that in most high schools you are choosing the title you want when you get into the workforce, there is a huge emphasis on picking a fairly specific career path … Read more