Job Loss Grief

“…And then, I cried after the closing session…:” Confessions of an Unemployed Professional

Dealing with unemployment can be isolating and professional development opportunities can exacerbate feelings of being alone. Even when surrounded by your peers. Read more about what I learned about the power of being vulnerable and honest about myself.

Harvard Business Review: To Take Care of Others, Start by Taking Care of Yourself (and other WiFi articles)

Read To Take Care of Others, Start by Taking Care of Yourself by Whitney Johnson and Amy Humble, from Harvard Business Review, April 28, 2020 Read 15 Fall Scenarios by Edward J. Maloney and Joshua Kim, from InsideHigherEd.com, April 22, 2020 (Page 2) Read Why You Should Analyze Job Descriptions as Career Exploration by…

HigherEdJobs.com: Examining the Pipeline for Leadership Positions in Higher Education (and other WIFI articles)

Read Examining the Pipeline for Leadership Positions in Higher Education by Monika Sziron, HigherEdJobs.com, April 16, 2020. Read Learning During the Pandemic, by Doug Lederman, Inside HigherEd, April 15, 2020. (Page 2) Read When Losing Your Job Feels Like Losing Your Self, by Aliya Hamid Rao, Harvard Business Review, April…

Harvard Business Review: That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief

Read That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief, by Scott Barinato from the Harvard Business Review. Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday. A year ago, I was working on the manuscript of my book, Tales of a Displaced Worker. I found articles online that described the feelings I had about…

Managing Professional Conferences While Unemployed, or Answering the “Where do you work?” Question

Managing tough questions about long-term unemployment is challenging. Answering the questions at professional conferences is even tougher. Learn strategies for answering some challenging, but oft-repeated, questions when you’re surrounded by peers in your field.

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