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The first step after you lose your job, whether it’s through a layoff, furlough, or even a decrease in hours is to apply for unemployment benefits. It’s important to be informed about your employee rights, so you are clear on where you stand when you lose your job. Then, it’s important to file for unemployment insurance and to make sure you have all the bases covered so that you can start a job search. You may, however, be able to turn a layoff into a new career.

How to Survive a Layoff. Week 1: Steps to Take After Losing Your Job. Days Immediately Following a Layoff: Tell Your Spouse, Partner and Family. File for Unemployment.

Investigate Health Insurance Options. How to survive a job layoff Getting Prepared for a Layoff. There is much to do.

And you can do all of this now. What you need to do “when there The Layoff Process. Layoffs are commonplace – but there are variations.

The deal is, all the pundits tell you to do Lucky You — You Stay. I can’t. Take Some Time to Gather Yourself.

Getting laid off from a job is a major event. It’s probably going to take you a little while before you get your head straight afterwards—especially if it was an unexpected layoff. It’s a good idea to take a bit of time to gather yourself following a layoff. How to survive a layoff from your tech job by Hope Reese in CXO on May 21, 2020, 6:43 AM PST As the global economy tries to stay afloat during the.

Begin your job search. As carefully and quietly as you can, start looking for another job. Other employers will understand why you are looking for a job if other rounds of layoffs have already happened. Don’t trash your employer in job interviews. Free time caused by a layoff is a good time to decide whether going back to work is the right option for you.

Some people see this as an opportunity to go back to school, spend more time with. Create a Schedule You want time to recuperate from the shock of being laid off, but often the best way to overcome this is by setting a daily agenda. Create a new routine similar to your work. If you think your job is at risk or have recently been laid off, “the first thing you need to do is breathe,” said Scott Bishop, director of financial planning at STA Wealth Management in Houston.

Then, you need to make a plan to prepare yourself emotionally and financially before a layoff happens, so you can survive once it does.

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Create stress, loss of morale and commitment, and a general sense of hopelessness by being indifferent and insensitive to employees’ needs for information.

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Use your personal network to try to find new jobs for them or at least to steer them in the right direction.

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Stay Aboard The Good Ship ‘Steady Job’ And Get Somewhere,” “Find A Job and Stick With It,” avoid your own “Story of Jumping Sickness’ — By a Victim.”

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• Learn from job setbacks and work together to find a new job.

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Take on another job, learn a new skill, improve those you have in some way, start a home business, get involved with a directmarketing opportunity, help solve the problems in the marketplace, or join a group of people with common interests.

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Bulletproof your job: 4 simple strategies to ride out the rough times and come out on top at work.

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You could try and move to another area in the company or move to a management position.

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Instead, put energy into leaving it: update your résumé, and start asking your close friends if they know of any openings for you at other companies.

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Follow this advice right now and you will find and land a good new job.

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By quitting, in essence, you will have to start over and find another company where you will have to prove yourself all over again.

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  • What do you speculate for remote workers being selected, when they are not seen, but only their work and emails, calls, and chat sessions are? (Of course, I understand the basics of performance, I was just curious, having just found you, what your thoughts might be.) I am a low-level pay great performer that worked remotely and was cut with a director and other managers…and the fellow that was hired with me into that new team we both moved to has been with the company twenty years, so you know he is costing more money (more paid time off, salary increases, etc.). Thank you in advance of your reply.

  • I worked in Amazon warehouse for a week, last year. It was tough, but doable, I would have continued if the commute wasn’t like 35 minutes. I also learned to make pizza at home. It was kind of fun.

  • This is such a rough time for so many people. 7,000 dead in Italy. And many other countries over here in Europe on a similar path. Here’s hoping everyone stays safe. I agree with Philip that this moment presents an unexpected opportunity for all of us to deeply reassess our lives and to pivot or transition in a major way, if necessary. For instance, if we take three months out to upskill or to get a new project off the ground, no one is going to question a gap in a resume or wonder why we aren’t on somebody’s corporate payroll somewhere. I’ve had half a dozen personal projects vaguely lined up for months and know that if I don’t pull some triggers now I never will.

  • Ive just been laid off today… work for a small company so the Corona situation has put them in a position to no longer be able to afford to pay all the staff….

  • I’ve been watching you videos for a year now. I started working freelance as a community manager on September last year and in December I had 5 clients. Unfortunately now I’m down to one. It’s alright, I’m working in my brand and I try to look at the bright side, even if I don’t get clients I want my brand to be known meanwhile and ready for when the market start to pick up.
    Greetings from Uruguay

  • I have already used this time to get a “Design Thinking” certificate and the UX/UI certificate is next! Thanks for the helpful information <3! We're all in this together!

  • I got a problem with the complementing, “if you are a man, you better not do that” WTH is that. But it’s ok for a woman? Wow a woman can be sexually harassed by another woman too, you know. I hate the double standards. Whites, don’t use the “n” word, but blacks, you guys are cool do what you want, it’s not racist. Never trust HR!

  • I appreciate this. I have actually been in and out of work for a while, even before the virus and it has been really hard. This was nice to hear from even an emotional level.

  • Those at higher risk need to isolate. The economy must keep running. A depression is unacceptable. Not only that herd immunity is the only thing that can stop this. Destroying the economy is stupid and would result in more deaths over the years due to alcoholism and suicide.

  • Being layed off is hard but God can make a way…God gave us His Son..Simply say and believe..Yeshua, Lord Jesus Christ, forgive me of my sins, wash me clean. I accept you as Lord and saviour, restore my life, help me. I believe you rose from the dead. And you will be saved, choose righteousness

  • Thanks for the support.
    I have been working with the restaurant business for a long time as a freelancer. It was always protected from loss of work by the number of different employers at one time. And for printing, design and website development.
    One restaurant is very easy to close the entire restaurant industry will never close people will always eat. Risk sharing several professions, several customers. But there was one moment, a black swan, who could do this and close all the restaurants in one moment.
    All I can do is do work on credit. You are right that there is time to tackle the portfolio, find new solutions.
    I do not want to stop because when all this is over, there may be a huge demand for my work at one moment, and I will be ready for it.

  • I cry lor listening to this…bcz of the fear…have stop us from pursuing what we love…the uncertainty of life make us worry every single day…

  • I helped my cousin some time ago, and I got her to agree to make drastic changes when I told her, “oh so you need to downsize?”and she liked that. So we downsized her life, she had a three bedroom house and she got a medical student to rent a bedroom, no cable tv, no expensive groceries, a lot of food preps and freeze, a lot of wholesale buying, make everything last longer, watered down in half shampoo and creams dishwashing liquid, hang out clothes, instead of using the dryer, hand wash instead of using the washer, measure everything for cooking, like two tablespoons ketchup for a recipe more poring what ever you want. Etc. ����

  • My daughter, and her husband are both working from home and have decided to use only her car, they filed it nonoperational and the insurance went down, and so did the amount they spend on gas. But he still have to pay the car note.

  • Hi Philip. Nice to see you here. Covid has disrupted our normal professional life. I am learning design softwares while at home…..

  • Congrats Chetan! I ended up in a similar situation. I couldn’t stand the Alarm clock. Got sick and tired of “the small box”. 8 years ago I found a simple way to make a living online while living in the “mountains” (in USA).

  • This is insanely stupid. How on earth can you lay someone off for the expression on their face one day or multiple days. It should be based upon how they perform. If you have someone who is habitually late and doesn’t put any effort into their jobs they are the first ones out.

  • So basically kiss ass? No thanks I Rather find a new job, then to brown nose a boss. 30 years old that’s just who I am and how always be

  • Thank you for putting this out. I hate nothing more than some dude telling me to update resume and immediately look for work. You give great output, thanks ��

  • As a habit, I cut my home cleaning, gym memberships, and online subscriptions. This is a great way to save just in case. This is where you need an emergency funds for at least a year.

  • It sucks, unemployment and disability! 20 times less than what your job paid! Your ideas you need to have multiple streams of income! Now they have coin machines in grocery stores!

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  • Regarding the proposed stimulus payments, the draft Senate bill has income limits of $75000 for single filers, and **$150000 for joint filers**.

    Even if you yourself make over $75000, you would still get the stimulus payment if your joint income is under $150000.

    Of course the bill has not yet passed yet and things could certainly change.

  • 1) I have mixed feelings about these proposed “rent moratoriums” proposed by governments around the country. Many landlords rely on rental income to support themselves. That’s a tough call though.

    2) Now is a great time to negotiate pricing for any services that you choose not to discontinueinsurance(s), cable/internet bill, cell phone bill, RENT, etc.

    3) Bravo Mint Mobile! Already a great service, now even better giving people unlimited data during this craziness.

  • Maybe learn to hunt and fish, Idaho was giving people money for catching an invasive fish and even if your state doesn’t do that you may be able to sell pelts.

    Granted this will only work if you’re allowed outside, so start this after the beer bug lightens up to help get back on your feet. And please do so responsibly, bag limits exist for a reason.

  • Also, find out who the HR person is good friends with at the office and do not talk to them about anything personal, etc. because he or she will talk to the HR person because they are buddy’s and it’s fun to gossip.

  • Maybe the 3 that look like they’re not happy to be there is because the other 27 don’t do diddly squat but are masters of appearing like they do.

  • If you have a Tesla car SELL it and raise some cash. It’s useless and non essential in a lockdown.
    Elon Musk is building ventilators now.
    Car sales on boom in a boom. We are in a deep recession or depression now

  • This is the perfect time to get rid of bad tenants legally and easy. Actually that is what’s going on they are culling the less fortunate and the homeless rates will go up. The can make it a perfect time to make FEMA trailer park communities.I seen one of those communities they bult in Texas after those fires and they are ideal for many and better than being homeless.

  • I was just laid off from a job I have had for 16 years. I was given a severance package however part of the package is to continue working for another month and help those who still have jobs move to another location. Never been in this position before… I would love to turn the package down and quit but I’m not financially able to do so. I guess I should be grateful I got something. I truly knew it was coming and wanted a change in my life. Always a silver lining if you bother to look and offer the Universe your desire for change. A change for the better even if you can’t quite see the change at this very moment. You will…��

  • Don’t tell people that their landlords can’t get new tenants! They can move their family and extended family members in those units or homes legally if they want. Plus this does not mean everyone does not have money to move into a new home or apt.

  • I have been laid of (year ago) because my boss, was not satisfied with my work. To make it even worse they instead hired intern that is 20 years younger than me.
    I was unable to cope with it. Its now one year, and I am still unable to force myself to look for another job ( in design ).
    How to cope with this?

  • Instead of minimizing my expenses, it has exploded because i have a stock pile of food and paper goods.
    But i saved in commuting fees and dinning out since we have no choice but to eat at home.
    I can’t wait to eat out again!

  • A good time to start a garden if you have the land to do so. I remember reading that during the Great Depression many people had gardens and canned excess food, or traded it for other goods.

  • Hey Francis, when you do your taxes do you use a green visor/eyeshade? When you said your taxes are complicated I instantly pictured you with one of those old accountant visors ��

  • I come to btb for no bull shit take it straight reality check. He would b the most no nonsense straight forward guy to tell u how many months u have left to live.

    Yea I will order take out this mth to help out the restaurant industry.

  • We self-isolated March 7th. Haven’t stepped out of the house. Our groceries will easily last another 2 months. We are the lucky ones, both of us can work remotely and we are part of “essential services”. Moved 50% of our investments from “safe” to “aggressive” in stages March 2 and 23. Either we work till we croak or we retire 10 years earlier than planned.

  • Sir I love you for this…I am going through a very down time after getting fired last month,they gave me reason like i am not good at my work and not reliable despite of doing all hardwork…All my friends are earning and here I am no source of income,dependent on my parents…Trust me i got emotional while watching your video..Thanks for the HOPE Sir…Its was uplifting

  • Nice video.. I was “freelancing” and finished the interview process, waiting for a Job offer already confirmed the week we started quarantine, I don’t think this will happen now with all the shrinking of the agency world. Now my freelance job was put on hold and didn’t got any answer form the network agency:( about the offer. I think this will be a long year for me in Toronto. Maybe it is time to build my own small digital agency again… I’ll think about it…

  • I am happy to be a nurse and have a job and help. Not happy that 1/2 of my unit is sick and no ppe and they are refusing to test us. Crazy times. I would like to see society getting back to work soon but just practicing good hygiene.

  • The company i working for was cutting all temp workers and i only been there a week. My contract ended a the job before that I stumbled on this video after thinking how much I’m tired of working for others. I’m a memoir author with 2 other books this motivated me to start shift my mind set

  • HR = Human Remains, any decent Human in HR within a large company eg: Mining, Corporate etc will make it too there first large cutback, after there ego bubble of being convinced the people they recruit literally work for them is burst and they are ringside at the demise of some they actually like as people they will either be the next HR manager or the next HR layoff. HR people can virtue signal all they like the endless line to enter Hell the hottest night club ever has not one lawyer in it, not since the invention of HR

  • just laid off..ugh so now I must try and make my passion a income, its something I’ve been thinking about all my life.but music and theatre aren’t exactly money trees. but perhaps now its time.

  • I have been fortunately been able to get approved leave from work while I wait for my equipment to work at home. What do you do to pass time? lol there is only so much netflix I can watch…

  • i think we didnt see the worst yet. this weekend i saw news, californians were all out on streets, spreading coronavirus. people do not take it seriously yet. once we become another italy, only then we will see the worst, i really think dow jones going to below 10K. my analysis is based on plain stupidity of the public, it has no limits.

  • Hello BeatTheBush I am watching your videos last couple years and they are great. Thanks for all the info and education. Can you please make a video on building a long term portfolio in this situation? Not looking for any stock specific recommendation but some general information. Thanks.

  • Wise advice. This is literally what happened to me. I had the highest revenue of anyone on my team but I was unhappy (because of the culture there) and I showed it. Even if you hate your job, never show it so you can leave on your own terms!

  • I’m wondering when you are going to recommend Bitcoin again. You know with all the news of economic uncertainty and FED saying the are going to do unlimited QE, helicopter money, crazy stuff. Might be a time to be prepared to exit the financial system if this continues and FED has to print their way out of this mess, where we could see massive inflation. Probably when Bitcoin starts gaining momentum, you’ll talk about it again.

  • Hi, I love your videos, very straightforward and helpful for most audience.
    In regards to tax reference for the stimulus check, where can I find the information?

  • So sad that this is true. People that make a work decision based on your facial expression should not be in a leadership or HR role.

  • I was just let go today and honestly, I can say that recently I’ve not been a very happy team member. Disgruntled by a recent huge workload I’ve been passive and short with people.
    I feel like I could’ve maybe avoided this had I’ve seen this video before hand….
    Hard lesson now learned –

  • I shared your channel to my co-worker who makes half of mine, but spends much more than I. Yes, she has family, I am single. But let’s use this as an example, I told her that I spent $62 to buy food for this Corona stuff. She was shocked, because she spent $600.

  • A good way to survive a layoff is to SELL that new Tesla and use that money to pay for utilities…then you can also water your plants.

  • Was laid off yesterday after working for the same company for 15 years. I started at the very bottom and worked my way up to 2nd in command. In one brief moment, it all ended in the name of “downsizing”. I took a lot of pride in my work but being laid off made me realize that your life isn’t supposed to be about a job. Life is meant to be enjoyed and be way more meaningful.

  • Really great video, Philip! I love the clear steps and the gentle encouraging vibe. I was not laid off but I was stood down. I’ve got the feeling I might not be brought back though (toxic workplace, but still money). It does help to have someone else saying what many of us deeply know, but struggle to execute.

    I hope you’re not being too affected and stay safe!

  • I find myself in a situation where I got laid off recently, stumbled upon this video and must have seen this video at-least a dozen times and each time I got to learn something new from it. Chetan comes across as very genuine and for him to share his story is very brave and heartfelt. We all may not have been to jail, but we are caged within our thinking and the circumstances resisting us from following our dreams. More power to the speaker and anyone who is in this situation. Staying positive and following your passion is the only way and success stories like this are testimony of that. Keep shining

  • Bottom line: corps expect. No, DEMAND, loyalty. They consider paycheck a form of a charity/handout. They have established a “we against them” culture, and the best way of dealing with this environment is to NOT get emotionally involved and not expect anything that’s not going to happen no matter how much time and effort you invest in your job, you’ll eventually get chewed up and spit out.

  • Thanks for the content. I got lucky with timing. Was planning on getting another rental property about a month ago. It is nice to have some cash at this point.

  • I was laid off in Jan. I left my field of 17 years. Only reason why I went is because my father in law was retiring from the place. I was there 2 years and let go because of Boeing. I looked for a job ASAP. I went back into my last field and the demand for mechanics was huge since I last had to look 9 years ago. I got too pay and it’s 19 mins from my house. Lots of overtime. It worked out.

  • Gee so you can’t show that you are unhappy that they work you to death, treat you like crap and cheat you by promoting others and make empty promises? Gee..

  • What if your SAD FACE is caused by a bullying manager?..I just got laid off, and I’m HAPPY AGAIN! Start me new job with an amazing new boss next week!

  • I thought of giving Door Dash a try. My eBay sales have tanked. I want to insure I can do it without risking exposure. Gas is super cheap and that’s a plus. The last 48 hours I’ve completely changed my eBay offerings from antiques to home supplies. It looks promising. Gold has turned around and I plan to make some plays there in the months ahead. If all else fails I have a big house and can take in renters.

  • I have a feeling I’ll be getting laid off tomorrow. I feel ashamed. I feel embarrassed. Most importantly, I feel relieved. But I also feel scared because I have no idea what to do next… I don’t know who to go to about it either. I don’t want to work 9-5 anymore (or 6-6 which is what I have been working) I want to work on my own time.

  • To: Consider This!! 2020/04-08

    Subject: “How to Live Out on the Street!! w/ (Minimal Presence).”

    Thesis/Basis/Base/Foundation: Minimal(Presence)

    (< How to Implement >)
    .. Reduce Total (volume/weight)..

    reduce total (volume.. reduce total..weight)

    ->smaller/less volume ->lighter/more agile/stay temporary
    ->less visible(existence) ->less permanent at location
    ->can move quickly to safety
    ->nomadic (near water/necessities)

    (< less visible(existence)+nomadic->Received Better by Community!! >)


    ”online’ access” = WIFI->internet.access for (YouTube, online shopping(amazon))


    Target(s): your <“Living Condition”>: [in automobile or “on foot”]
    in automobile(wagon “more useful+economical“/van/car)

    your <“Storage(reduce footprint)”>: (safe&secure, i.e. “your things” not on street)
    allows storage/downsizing of “your things”
    rotate things in/out of storage for daily (use/sell/buy/barter)
    (e.g. get sleeping/shelter/clothes bag(s))
    [locker(variable sizes), room(5’x5’, 5’x10’, 10’x10’, etc.)]

    your <“Finances(Form of Money)”>:
    real assets (choose considering your +)
    credit card (see “online’ access”)

    (< Public & Private(< mostly >) Partners >)
    Brick&Mortar Destination(s): <(Volunteer) not to smoke/drink/etc.> (Be More… Welcomed)

    ^^^Walmart (few) (certain ones, allowing “parking&sleeping”)/bathroom/food
    ^^Post Office (few) (PO Box(s) allowing to receive both small mail and larger online’ packages)

    Food Store(s) (few) (Higher Immunity)Veggies/Fruits/(Fruit & Nut-Trail Mix)/Beans/Meats/Dairy

    ^Library (few) for (WIFI/computer access/“online’ access”)/bathroom
    Starbucks (more) for WIFI/bathroom
    McDonald’s (more) for WIFI/bathroom

    GYMS (24/7) for showers/bathroom
    Parks (few) for (might have showers)/bathroom
    AM-PMs (24/7) for bathroom/gas/food
    Gas Stations (more) for bathroom/gas/food

    Food Approach:
    Eat food already prepared from store(s)/eatery(s)
    (i.e. don’t need gear to support cooking!!)

    (WIFI+Hangouts(App)/GoogleVoice)+(SmartPhone/iPod/iPad Mini) = (“ Phone”)
    Phone”) = No monthly fee(s) (voice & cellular data)
    “online’ access”
    Dry bag(s) (inexpensive, heavy duty and waterproof/vinyl)
    (small-med) for frequent accessed items(flashlight)
    (med-large) carried.stowed for large items(sleeping/shelter/clothes)
    tent, sleeping bag/head fully enclosed via zipper(s)/bug proof
    Sewing Kit+Duck Tape+Paracord(thin&strong), First Aid Kit

    Where to sleep(?):
    in automobile
    on foot, tent+(sleeping bag), or (sleep bag only)(minimum)

    Note(s): (Think about)

    1. ** total (volume/weight) of “your things”, by together { functionally },
    so can have (smaller/lighter) dry bag(s), which are easier to carry/rotate.

    e.g., clothes(layered)+sleeping bag+blankets(mattress)+tent, for total { warmth }.

    2. ** total (volume/weight) of “your clothes”, by together {functionally},
    so can have (thinner/smaller) clothes, which are easier to carry/rotate, buy/wash,

    buy(thinner.. usually less cost)/buy(smaller.. usually less cost),
    wash(thinner.. see below…)/wash(smaller.. see below…),

    i.e. little by little washing, must target (what to wash) to reduce wash size(s).
    i.e. minimal washing resources, uses less water and detergent+/antiviral clorox(caution-use little).
    i.e. can use a small portable washer, uses less volume/weight and saves $$$.

    e.g., compression(winter/summer) (short(s) + pants(s) + shirt(s)), for total { warmth }.

    **Helps, especially, if you are “on foot”.

    << check back again for possible updates.. >>

  • Practically everyone in private industry is getting laid off because we are now in the gig economy, aka the alternate work force (contract jobs, part time jobs, temporary jobs). The latest statistic is that 94% of all new jobs created is alternative work force work.

  • I will start again or find some other inspiration, because that seems to be how life works. I hope, I get lost, I find my way, then the path disappears again, and I just have to keep looking. Success and happiness come in small pieces, surrounded by struggle and plenty of failure. Accepting that and moving forward may get me to a good place again… I hope…❤️

  • I was just let go as of yesterday. Instead of feeling down I somewhat felt relief. Everyday the alarm went off.. I was thinking why am I doing this? I don’t even enjoy what I’m doing and to find this video and hear you say what I’m feeling is amazing. I know this is not the end for me but a start to a new beginning. Sometimes in life you need that push to really go for what you enjoy in life. So I look at this experience as a blessing in disguise. Thank you again for sharing your journey and inspiration!

  • This is helping me greatly, thank you so much! I got stuck in a bad work situation for over a year now and am working on a path forward from it.

  • Although I did get fired, I still have an income coming from a property I own, so money really isn’t an issue at this stage, but the fact that not working and not contributing to society and being 47 yrs old, makes me depressed and unworthy and uncertain about my job prospects, but listening to this has helped and hopefully might inspire me to a better quality of life…..thanks.

  • Wow, you went to the “D” word…
    If this goes on for several months you are probably right. The longer it takes to get this virus under control the longer the recovery will take. Lots of repercussions could kick in too…cuts could become permanent, corp bankruptcies, loss of pensions, etc. I hear it’s good for the environment though.

  • As an executive who has had to lay off well over 50 people during my career, I’ve experienced this in practice. While always the final decision maker I had to run all personnel action by human resources for review (to protect the company from lawsuits.) You aways have the A & B players who are shoe-ins as well as people already on resuscitation performance plans who are on the exit list but there are people who are on the cusp. With their performance similar, the next area you look at is their attitude. How they contribute at meetings, do they willingly take on projects, help their peers, etc. I also learned when once struggling to carry out the actual downsizing plans, a boss telling me this was the way of corporate America. One day I will be on the receiving end so treat the affected employees with dignity and respect. Great lesson and how true!

  • I was let go today. The exec’s behavior with me was questionable, so I was about to quit as soon as I got another job offer anyway. Yesterday, I felt a lot of dread for going to work today, seriously considered calling in sick, but I’m glad I didn’t. I’ve been saving up for a car, so I have savings to live on until I find a new job. Glad for this Ted Talk to help me figure out what to do next. Curious: has your layoff been a blessing to you?

  • I was laid off last week and I immediately started to applying for jobs and unemployment. I was ignoring my emotions until it got to the point where now I have applied for over 40 jobs. I now have been struggling with guilt, anger, and feeling like a failed which is something I was not use to becasue I have been so career driven. I wasn’t perfect but I always improved and helped as much as I could. Maybe I wasn’t happy, maybe that affected my mood at work. I didn’t feel fulfillment and didn’t like being the bad guy to people or dealing with terrible people. I worked in management and thought me and the other guy were very open and worked very well together until it happened out of the blue and told me what the reason was and that the paper work was already filled out and done. So there was no explaining on my side. Now I’m struggling between the choice of getting stable as fast as possible to continue what I was doing or taking the loss, Going back home, and finding something I rather do/ a career change. I hate feeling and I hate that how hard I worked that now it won’t even be a reliable reference for a job employer. This video helped a bit and hope I can figure it out before something else goes wrong. I always enjoy ted talks but this is one of the first times I have watched one on a topic that hurts me and others so much.

  • Sort centers aren’t half bad. After peak I was running around with nothing to do very anxious so I went full time to fulfillment center 5 10s suck now I’m playing the lottery for L5 L6 operations manager after going thru peak fulfillment and 2 years experience.

  • So you’re saying make an emotional positive connection with everybody at work and separate your personal life with your professional life.

  • People give employers too much power. I have read if you are fired you are suppose to thank your boss for the experience and now I’m hearing to avoid being laid off I have to put on my smiley face. I say just be yourself. You can’t control another persons thinking. Accept whatever will happen.

  • The best way to survive this pandemic with hopefulness is to trust Jesus Christ with your life and health. I am confident that even if I die I gain life through trusting Jesus is Lord and believing God rose Jesus from the dead. My faith is the only way I have any confidence. Praying for everyone’s health and employment.

  • Dude! The stability of your frame is just insane! When this whole isolation stuff is over I go to Jersey and we grab a beer. Or two.

  • My bf has been laid off now for 9 months… hes applied to hundreds of jobs, gets interviews, but no job offers �� this has been so sooo hard.

  • Thank you so much for sharing I was laid of last week due to covid19 impacts and I really needed to hear this…. WHAT NEXT? WHAT OPTIONS DO I HAVE?

  • From pattern recognition I recognize things will get much worse from now but on the good side I can put more time and energy into my 3D printing business I am trying to start-up and you can help by 3D printing medical supplies as well

  • Worst advice ever. Fake smiles, all bullshit, no heart,no soul. This is what you teach people, to bottle up and hide their emotions? Basically your telling people to be robots.

  • The worst thing about vampire power that it’s so low. I mean I have 11 things that use vampire power and some chargers that sometimes I forget to unplug, all of these use like 15 watts or so, so who cares right? You can barely see them on your electric bill. But when a million homes have these stuff that is 15 megawatts of doing literally nothing. Just stuff waiting to be used. How hard would it be to walk two steps towards the TV to turn it on and then you could use the remote. Other stuff, like the dishwasher, are even worse because you actually have to walk up to it to use it, there is no reason for that thing to use vampire power.

  • So in other words “Suck up”… So many HR managers are just not right for that job… The most common reason why companies fail: people.

  • Pro-Tip: While sheltering in place during this horrible pandemic stay buck naked in the house. You will save a decent amount of money by not having to wash, dry or iron any clothes. Also, to save additional funds don’t take showers indoors. Only take showers when it’s raining at night time. Just sneak out at around 3:00 AM with some old leftover soap and tale a shower in the rain. Your neighbors won’t be awake at that hour so they won’t see you. Also buy a pair of cheap night vision goggles. That way you’ll NEVER have to turn on any lights. When you have to take a poop just poop into a deep hole that you’ve dug into your yard. Also for peeing, pee into a cup and just throw it out the window.

  • Thank you so much Philip for your timely advice…Your example, inspiration and leadership are much needed in our Graphic Design community!
    Anyone here in NYC…hit me up! Strength in (Social distancing) numbers!
    #becareful #besafe #bekind #beunderstanding

  • Nice timing, Philip! Great advice! I was laid off last Friday from the photo/design job I’d had for 20 years. Our company is shut down until May, but who knows. Hit the ground running: contacted my freelance clients and lined up new work, launched a new website for my freelance business, started a daily photo blog, and plan to launch a podcast soon (not to make money, just to encourage people). Stuck here on our old farm in Maine with my dear wife. We’ve chosen to get creative and thrive. Yes, tough times, but a positive attitude is critical. I hope everyone stays healthy and safe until they turn the world back on!

  • I used to work for Amazon in a warehouse for a year and a half from 2018-19 (the average is 2 years). My 3-5 hour days were like working 10 hours a day. My body got burnt out, and I left them and took my buy-out. I feel you. BTW, this is my 1st time on your channel, and you gotta new subscriber

  • Great advice! Attitude can make a big difference. I survived layoffs at a large law firm, but not because of my attitude. I think it was because I made less than the ones they laid off. Nowadays it seems it’s the older, higher salary using more insurance benefits, employees who are laid off.

  • I no longer work, but thank goodness I was always super friendly and upbeat when passing “anyone” in the halls or on the elevator at work because you never know who might end up having an influence on your job. The rule at my corporation was the last one in was the first to go. That would take the pressure off of the managers. I was one of the lucky ones and lasted 34 years until I took a buy-out to spend time with my retired husband. Good advise, as always! Laurie

  • I got fired and I have never been happier! I had been dreaming of starting my own business and YouTube for years but was held back by fear… And I am so glad I got pushed into doing this! I got my first client 2 months in and haven’t missed my old life one second!

  • Good Morning Glory, this was an excellent tip, I always say not to wear your emotions on your sleeve when you are at work.  Have a great weekend.  Hugs, Nathalie xoxo