THE PINK SLIPIT IS NOT THE END OF THE WORLD.HOW TO SPOT TROUBLE AT THE WORKPLACE     AND DEAL WITH THE PINK SLIP
SIGNS THAT YOU ARE IN TROUBLE•GAP………. BETWEEN WHAT YOUR         BOSSEXPECTS AND WHAT YOU DELIVER• AN ADVERSE PERFORMANCE R...
SPOT A SINKING SHIP•A MERGER OR A TAKEOVER•SIGNS OF FINANCIAL TROUBLE: IF YOURSALARIES ARE CONSISTENTLY LATE WITHOUTCLEAR ...
PREPARING FOR THE PINK SLIP IF YOU HAVE EVEN THE SLIGHTEST SUSPICION THAT YOUR JOB ISNOT AS SECURE AS IT SHOULD BE, IT IS ...
HOW TO REACT•IF YOU ARE FIRED FOR REASONS BEYOND YOURCONTROL SUCH AS MERGERS OR TAKEOVERS, YOUCAN ASK FOR A LETTER OF RECO...
SURVIVING THE SACK          Introspect   about     your       career.          Is there something else you       always wa...
DONT JUST BROOD!•Update your resume•Go for a functional resumeformat instead of a chronologicalone.•Network. Tell everyone...
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  1. 1. THE PINK SLIPIT IS NOT THE END OF THE WORLD.HOW TO SPOT TROUBLE AT THE WORKPLACE AND DEAL WITH THE PINK SLIP
  2. 2. SIGNS THAT YOU ARE IN TROUBLE•GAP………. BETWEEN WHAT YOUR BOSSEXPECTS AND WHAT YOU DELIVER• AN ADVERSE PERFORMANCE REVIEW• A NEGATIVE APPRAISAL OR A PROMOTIONDENIED• IF YOU DO NOT KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOINGWRONG OR FEEL YOU CANNOT DO MORE, THECOMPANY MIGHT ASK YOU TO GO.
  3. 3. SPOT A SINKING SHIP•A MERGER OR A TAKEOVER•SIGNS OF FINANCIAL TROUBLE: IF YOURSALARIES ARE CONSISTENTLY LATE WITHOUTCLEAR EXPLANATIONS.•LOSS OF THE COMPANYS BIGGEST CLIENT: IFTHERE IS NO REPLACEMENT FOR THE LOSS OFREVENUE, YOUR COMPANY IS IN FOR STORMYTIMES.
  4. 4. PREPARING FOR THE PINK SLIP IF YOU HAVE EVEN THE SLIGHTEST SUSPICION THAT YOUR JOB ISNOT AS SECURE AS IT SHOULD BE, IT IS TIME FOR YOU TO BE READY. SAVE COPIES OF YOUR WORK AND IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS,ESPECIALLY LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATIONS AND PROMOTIONS,SPECIAL NOTICES OF AWARDS, ETC. MAKE A COPY OF YOUR PERSONAL LIST OF CONTACTS AND PHONENUMBERS. IT WILL COME IN HANDY ON A JOB HUNT. START LOOKING FOR A NEW JOB. THE BEST TIME TO SEEK IS WHENYOU ARE ALREADY WORKING AND FINANCIALLY SECURE. DONT FRET, BE POSITIVE AND DO YOUR WORK. IF YOU DO GETFIRED, YOU ARE ALREADY PREPARED FOR IT.
  5. 5. HOW TO REACT•IF YOU ARE FIRED FOR REASONS BEYOND YOURCONTROL SUCH AS MERGERS OR TAKEOVERS, YOUCAN ASK FOR A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION.• IF YOUR COMPANY HAS A SEVERANCE PACKAGE,AND YOU ARE ELIGIBLE, NEGOTIATE•DO NOT SHOUT OR INSULT YOUR BOSS ORCOMPANY.
  6. 6. SURVIVING THE SACK Introspect about your career. Is there something else you always wanted to do? Think about a career change. Do not repeat the mistake of accepting a position you are not suited for. Struggle now than get fired again .
  7. 7. DONT JUST BROOD!•Update your resume•Go for a functional resumeformat instead of a chronologicalone.•Network. Tell everyone youknow that you are job hunting.•You can freelance or do non-profit work till you find apermanent job

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