What should be done, if you have lost your job?
The work is a cost of our money
your equilibrium. You are not a single person out of the job. And besides,
there is lot of job proposals.
should know your rights. Study the Labor Code and require compliance with dismissal
yourself in the Job
Center and begin to draw
Revise your personal and family
financial plans with allowance for absence of the regular salary. Come to an
agreement that a necessity to buy anything, cost of which exceeds, for instance
UAH 100, shall be subjected to the family discussion.
Take advices of your family members.
The relatives’ advices cannot be bad. Only jointly you can go through hard times.
6. Talk honestly with your creditors.
Inform your banker about dismissal and ask for delay
and revision of payments.
your expenses. Give up expensive shopping, entertainments and needless outlays. Now you will buy only really useful things in
contrast to the former times.
Try to think about new sources of
income. Casual labor? Mini-business? Your
a good book or selection of articles on how to search for a job, how to compose
a resume and how to pass an interview.
out a detailed plan of actions on job searching.
your friends and acquaintances know about your job placement.
and improve your resume and cover letter.
Send out the updated resumes into
max possible number of recruitment agencies and make sure that your messages
have been received.
yourself in 1-2 recruitment agencies. At first make inquiries on the agencies
and choose the most experienced one. Or the agency with not very high registration
pay. The chance may be modest, but it is a chance. What if you will be lucky?
your accounts in the social nets. Expand the Internet contacts.
your resume on 10-15 of the most attended "job” Internet sites.
1-3 hours a day for the job searching in the Internet, news-papers and for phone
calls to employers.
ready for each interview! Study the company, rehearse self-presentation and
answers to the standard questions, prepare your own questions, select your
wardrobe, plan the way route to arrive in due time.
to attend no less than 1-2 interviews each day.
Upgrade your skill. Now you have
free time – use it to your profit: read the professional books, take a course,
and enroll in a seminar.
of another profession or re-qualification
Try to find "invisible” vacancies
outside of the Internet and media. Believe me they total up to 50%! …
And do not forget that the job searching is also a job.
Lot of luck!
NAVIGATOR Consulting company,