Tag Archive: layoff

5 Steps to Get Over a Layoff

July 28, 2016 11:57 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You’ve just been let go from your job, and it’s painful. “Why me?” “Do I really deserve this?” “Will people judge me?” “How long will I be in this situation?” “What should I do?” “Where do I begin?” These are all valid questions. You feel embarrassed, ashamed, and confused. Guess what? You’re not alone. Many have been laid off (including me) and it’s painful at first. BUT it doesn’t have to last forever. You can pick yourself up, bounce back, and make your layoff story a success story. I did it, and so can you. Here are 5 simple steps towards making your layoff a success story: 1.... View Article


How Getting Laid Off During the Oil & Gas Crisis Changed my Life

March 2, 2016 5:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you own a car, you’re probably a happy camper when filling up your tank these days, as it’s a significantly cheaper experience than it was a year and a half ago. Perhaps you can treat yourself to a nice venti latte & rockslide brownie (guess where I’m sitting while writing this?) with the leftover money that you would have otherwise spent on a full tank. Isn’t life beautiful? Depends whom you ask. With the drop in oil prices also came a significant drop in jobs. And guess what? I was part of that drop. My Job in the Oil &... View Article