a doorway to opportunity
When the economy begins to slump, the first line of defense for many companies is corporate downsizing. Although the experience of being laid off is not a pleasant one, it can offer individuals many opportunities that they wouldn't have otherwise hadand allow them to end one chapter in their lives and began another. This article describes the normal processes and stages that people go through after being laid off and offers numerous empowering ways to view the experience and use it as spur to redefining one's career. A Career Change Resource List is included.