Life After Getting a Pink Slip
If you suspected an impending pink slip then you probably did all you could to avert it. That may have included taking classes, boning up on the latest technology in your field and even smiling more at the boss.
But sometimes, no matter how much effort you gave it, being laid off is unavoidable. With companies being part of a more global economy and everyone in bad financial times, outsourcing has become the new plague for employees. But what should you do when you get a pink slip? Life after getting a pink slip can be a downright depressing time.
The trick to coping with life after a pink slip comes with understanding that you have not been personally rejected. It is your skill set, your job description that has been cut from the company, not you personally. One good way to fight those feelings of rejection is to take an honest assessment of your own performance…