4 Actions to Take After Getting Laid Off

I still remember when the CEO walked into my office and told me I was impacted by the most recent cuts. I had been laid off.

17 million Americans were laid off in 2022 alone, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the early days of Covid, as many as 40 million were laid off.

So, it’s not shocking that 40% of Americans will experience a termination or layoff in the course of their career.

If you or someone you care about finds themselves in this situation, it’s critical to avoid blaming yourself and instead take a constructive approach to returning to the workforce. I recommend 4 immediate steps.

Feras Alhlou

Feras Alhlou

Feras has founded, grown, and sold businesses in Silicon Valley and abroad, scaling them from zero revenue to 7 and 8 figures. In 2019, he sold e-Nor, a digital marketing consulting company, to dentsu (a top-5 global media company). Feras has served as an advisor to 150+ other new startup businesses, and in his current venture, Start Up With Feras, he's on a mission to help entrepreneurs in the consulting and services space start and grow their businesses smarter and stronger.

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