Laid Off Now What, Surviving Unemployment
get your career and your life back!
There are a few little tricks to finding and landing a well-paying job in a down economy. Laid Off Now What will show you how to do it, regardless if you're looking for entry level or executive.
If you've had enough of pounding the pavement, sending out resumes with no response, sitting by a silent phone, scams, trying to figure out how to leverage social networking, (if you aren't sure what that is, you're missing most of the good paying jobs). Are you sick of stressing over the money, robbing Peter to pay Paul? Do you toss and turn at night, dreading the first of the month and the flood of bills?Are you terrified if something doesn't happen soon, you may lose your home, your family, your spouse or worse?
Fellow resume warrior, you're not alone.
You've got millions of people world wide sharing the same fears, frustrations and challenges. Unlike the banks and the auto industry, the government isn't going to bail us out.. Neither is a war. So what do you do? How do you keep going when all you want to do is say F-it?
This book will show you how to deal with the very real fears and psychological issues that come with job loss. We'll also show you where to save money and where you may have hidden money you didn't know about. Then of course, we'll show you how to use social networking to your advantage, get to the right person for an interview, minimize the amount of time you're spending wasting time on job sites and most of all, how to get to that interview.
We'll even give you a few tips on how to ace the interview using psychological, presentation and acting techniques. get the job and get your life back on track. How do I know this book will help you take control again? Because these are the exact strategies I and other successful jobseekers used over and over again to survive layoffs. My most recent coup? Getting 4 job offers in one week this year including one in senior management.
When I realized how much the job market had changed, I put myself back out there. What I tell you here works. Buy the book and you'll shave months off your job search. I save you the learning curve and show you where the hazards are. You'll search smarter, not harder.
We start with the immediate need: Finances! Where can you save money now? You might be surprised. We were able to shave over $1,500 dollars off of one unemployed person's monthly budget by using 12-simple strategies you can implement TODAY! Then we found another $4,000 in benefits from his former employer he didn't know he had.
Shopping is a big one. Did you know which stores you use for specific products can make a huge difference in your budget? For example, RiteAid has $1.99 gallon milk everyday. It's what we call a lost leader. Go to Safeway or Albertson's and you'll probably pay close to $5 for the same gallon. Three dollars a gallon adds up. If you buy ten gallons a month, that's $30 in your pocket or the average cable bill.
Use just one of these strategies and you've paid for this book several times over!
Need a Job?
Even in cities where the unemployment is 12%, we were able to find, interview and secure a $20 an hour job in 5-days using these proven techniques. It took us four months to secure an executive position, but just 20 days from first contact to offer letter in April 2009 in Los Angeles.
Tired of sending out hundreds of resumes and getting no response? There is a better way and you can be working in the next 1-6 weeks if you know the secrets. The first thing you must know is DO NOT GO THROUGH HUMAN RESOURCES if you want a good job fast. And that's increasingly harder to do given the Patriot Act and is cousin. So what do you do? The entire second section of Laid Off Now What explains in easy to follow language what you need to do to get to the right person, and get that interview.
What about the mind games?
By far the worse thing about being unemployed is the mind games! How do you maintain your self-esteem? What do you do when the "What if " game has you terrified of the future? How can you feel like a winner when you're terrified? Part III is all about the psychological issues. The tools are all here. Use our little attitude adjustments and psychological fortifiers to get back on your game and project the winner you really are!
I'm so certain that you will find Laid Off Now What? a valuable tool that it comes with a 60-day money-back guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, e-mail the complete book back for a full refund. No questions asked!
"I was desperate for a job and had been out of work for 2 years. Boy was I doing it wrong! Within 3 weeks of following Laura's advice for White Collar Professionals I had an offer!"
Jenna, White Plains, NY