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Turnaround Tips

-- Take a few days to assess your strengths, weaknesses, and accomplishments on the job.

-- Determine what prompted your dismissal and take classes--counseling, if necessary--but don't put off your upcoming job search.

-- Identify what you want to do next. Don't overlook the possibility of changing fields and translating your skills into a new industry.

-- Contact former colleagues, professional associations, and networking groups for leads. Tap into the Internet to gain access to such helpful organizations as Exec-U-Net (http://www.exec, which publishes unadvertised job listings.


Updated June 15, 1997 by bwwebmaster
Copyright 1997, Bloomberg L.P.
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