-- 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 unet.com), which publishes unadvertised job listings.
DATA: CHALLENGER GRAY & CHRISTMAS
Updated June 15, 1997 by bwwebmaster
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