Careerstone Group Insights

About to be Fired? Here's What To Do

Oftentimes, when people get fired or laid off, they saw it coming. They may have heard rumors or rumblings, felt a change in the atmosphere, or simply read the writing on the wall. And, in hindsight, they always wish they’d better prepared themselves. So, if you see or sense a layoff or termination…  Read More

Got Fired? Here's What To Do

You may have seen it coming, but it still feels like a kick in the stomach: You’re fired or laid off. Now what? Here are eight tips to help you through it: Keep it together.Stay calm. Do not panic. You won’t be able to listen, absorb important information, or move forward if you panic.…  Read More

How to Cope with Unemployment: Seven Tips to Help You Survive and Even Thrive

Coping with unemployment is extremely difficult. Being unemployed can be devastating on every level—professionally, psychologically, financially, and emotionally. So much of our identity and our sense of self-worth are wrapped up in our jobs and careers. In many ways, we are what we do, and being…  Read More

Hate Your Job? How to Change Careers

You hate your job. You hate your field. You hate your career. Maybe you’ve been furloughed and it’s given you a new perspective. Whatever the case, there is a right way and wrong way to go about changing careers. Here are the top questions to consider and some practical advice to get your…  Read More

What to do When You've Been Furloughed: Tips to Stay Productive and Positive

If you’ve been furloughed, I’m sorry. It’s brutal. It’s demoralizing. It means a real loss in wages. It disrupts the work flow. It sends an unwelcome message that our jobs are not secure. And it’s just not fair. I know that it’s really easy—and understandable— to…  Read More