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Been laid off? Fired? Pushed out?See it coming?This book will help you get back on your feet, develop a plan of action, and find your next great job!
Real answers from real experts:
You've just lost your job. (Or you're expecting to.) You know you're not alone: Millions of great people are losing their jobs these days. But this is you we're talking about. Losing your job can turn your life upside down. It can mess with your mind, your heart, your health, your family life...not to mention your financial security. Losing your job is just plain painful. This practical book will help you get through the trauma--and come out stronger, smarter, better. Top workplace expert Martha Finney brings together all the answers you need to empower yourself and regain mastery over your own life. Drawing on powerful insights and personal stories from an enormous network of experts, she answers questions like:
From start to finish, this book will help you identify your best next steps: the steps that'll help you get past the trauma and move forward--emotionally, financially, in your career, and in every part of your life.
The 29 first, best, and worst things to do after a layoff or firing
What to do right now--and what you should never do
How to protect yourself, one step at a time
Practical solutions for safeguarding your finances, your health, and your family
Build your status as an “A player
Enhancing your visibility, skills, and even your prestige while you're out of work
Learn to love networking
It's not as bad as you think--really!
Keep it from happening again
Rethinking the whole way you look at employment
Martha I. Finney is President and CEO of Engagement Journeys, LLC, and an internationally-respected expert in employee engagement and leadership communications. A business journalist for 20 years before becoming a full-time consultant, she specializes in helping organizations achieve greater employee loyalty, retention, and passion.
Finney is author or coauthor of more than 13 books, including The Truth About Getting the Best From People (FT Press) and HR From the Heart with Yahoo’s Chief People Officer, Libby Sartain. Her original research on the American workplace has been featured on CNN, NPR’s Morning Edition, and in major newspapers nationwide.
Rebound, by M Finney is an excellent "security blanket" for anyone dealing with the loss of a job.
Indeed, although the advice in the first third of the book is useful, it's also very frustrating to read these chapters after one has ALREADY been laid off!
Whatever your age, be it 17 or 77 NEVER sign away your rights, during a very emotional time, such as a job loss.
This handy little book is written for anyone who has recently lost their job, or is facing losing their job in the near future. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Kurt A. Johnson
Very Helpful Job Search Book. Found it in a college bookstore a few years ago and bought a copy when working at a great job, have been through the experience before though and... Read morePublished on February 4, 2013 by M. Santos
Rebound: A Proven Plan for Starting Over After Job Loss
I discovered this book after reading Finney's 2010 book with Duncan Mathison, Unlock the Hidden Job Market, which... Read more
A short book that shows the job applicant how to recover from a job loss. When 15 million other Americans have lost jobs, this is rather common today. Read morePublished on January 27, 2011 by Kevin M Quigg
Finney is good at telling what to do and what not to do at the moment a person gets laid off, as in, not signing severance offers right away, etc. Read morePublished on June 1, 2010 by S. J. Snyder
I was laid-off on the first business day of 2009. I had never, ever lost a job before, though I was 40 at the time and started working at the age of 13. Read morePublished on January 21, 2010 by John-something
With words like "rebound" and "proven" in the title I was expecting something more insightful and unique. The text does have some ordinary good advice. Read morePublished on November 24, 2009 by Daniel Mall
Full of good advise, on what to do when you loose your job. Anyone who has lost their job, or may soon, should read this book.Published on November 4, 2009 by Robert Riggs
To the explosively burgeoning market of books for the unemployed (and the soon to be unemployed), Martha Finney offers this pep talk in paperback, which is less about the specifics... Read morePublished on November 4, 2009 by fredtownward