Being unemployed is one of the most wanted phase of life, which can worsen when the efforts you put in for job search aren’t paying off. Getting fired can feel like the end of the world…
Being unemployed is one of the most wanted phase of life, which can worsen when the efforts you put in for job search aren’t paying off. Getting fired can feel like the end of the world, but it doesn’t mean that you never get to work ever again. After all that was not the only job in the world. And you never know, you being laid off may be in your best interest.
The major problem job searchers face during this stage is when they’re unable to understand what exactly needs to be done. We suggest a few ways which might help you land your next gig almost instantly after you’ve been fired. Read on!
1. Getting a reference
Depending on why you were fired and who gave you the letter, you may want to check if you can still get a reference from your former employer. Counselors believe that being gracious and taking full responsibility of your termination, whether or not you agree with it, might go a long way.
Your employer might be less inclined to speak negatively, if you leave on a positive note. At the same time, it is quite possible that you won’t be able to get a reference from the employer who just fired you. So, it is very important to develop your network, who can talk about your skills as you look for a new job.