Lost Your Job? 16 Important Things To Keep In Mind

Impact Coaches – Forbes Coaches Council Expert Panel

The loss of a job can sometimes feel like the end of the world, especially in this uncertain economy. You cannot know for sure when you will have another employment opportunity and if that opportunity will align with your skills and experience. This is why it’s critical to find your next step immediately, whether that means looking for a new job right away or taking some time off to recharge or learn new skills.

But how can someone freshly unemployed overcome the sense of loss and panic that comes with being suddenly jobless? How can one successfully move on and get in the right mindset to pursue new opportunities? Below, 16 members of Forbes Coaches Council explore several different ways a newly unemployed person can find reassurance and comfort during these uncertain times.

8. Reevaluate Your Life And Career

Job loss is an opportunity to re-evaluate your life and career. People feel pressured to start looking for work right away and lose the opportunity to reflect, learn and create the right approach to the next role. Before talking to anyone about a job, think about what you enjoy, what you don’t and what kind of role you really want, for what kind of company. Then start your search.

See all 16 important things at Forbes.com.

Impact Coaches – Forbes Coaches Council Expert Panel

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