Be Aware, Be Prepared – Outplacement Tips (Winter/Spring 2009)
By Karen Litzinger, MA, LPC

With the highest unemployment in 26 years and a shaky economy, it is hard not to wonder if one's own job is next. Since it is not unusual for employees to be asked to leave the same day as the termination notification, always be ready:

If you are terminated, you may be able to negotiate the severance package or the outplacement services. If your company is planning to downsize, please consider Litzinger Career Consulting (including affiliates for larger projects) as a provider of outplacement services.

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