Losing a job is one of the most devastating events one can
experience. For trauma, it ranks up there with divorce, loss of a loved
one, or permanent personal injury, and it happens more often that one
would think. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately
50,000 workers are fired or laid off each day. That is over 18,000,000 workers each year.
To address challenges that are unique to the mid-career job seekers,
such as perceptions of overqualification and the need to keep with
advances in technology To provide support and encouragement for workers who are in
process of rebuilding their careers as individual contributors, as
employees of small businesses or large corporations, or as
founders/owners of a new business. To provide job hunting rules for workers reentering the workplace. To provide guidelines for staying up to date on competitive skills demanded by today’s workplace. To provide practical information for rebuilding wealth.
Moving Forward in Mid-Career
is a guide for workers who have been fired or laid off and are in
process of rebuilding not only their careers, but also their personal
identities independent of a job title. The main objectives of Moving Forward are:
By addressing the many aspects of job loss and job search, Moving Forward
provides solutions for dealing with the challenges encountered at each
stage of the rebuilding process, from the initial shock and humiliation
to the difficult but rewarding task of rebuilding persona and seeking
new employment opportunities.