Getting laid off is one of the major fears that employees have no matter what industry they are in. This fear is further elevated by the current pandemic, which has shut down many industries and businesses that needs manpower.
However, if you find yourself laid off, don’t panic!
This lay-off may be the next best thing for some people because it may be the opportunity that they have been waiting for to switch careers.
Admittedly, changing careers is a very difficult and daunting task. Not everyone is willing to do it and not all can do it. However, there are ways to solve this problem and make a successful shift to a new career.
Even though I didn’t get laid off, I did switch my career from customer service, sales and operations to freelance writing and recruiting. I even went as far as to deliberately pick industries that I haven’t…
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