Laid off? Start a Services Business

Getting laid off is not fun. It leaves you feeling lost and makes you doubt almost everything about yourself and your future. I know it because I got laid off years back. It was painful.

17.6 million U.S. employees experienced these emotions as they were let go in 2022.

Compared to last year, the layoff rate in 2023 has almost doubled.

But despite the pain, the truth is that getting laid off can be a blessing in disguise. It offers a blank slate and an opportunity to change your perspective on career transitions.

In this livestream, I will cover:

  • The reasons layoffs happen
  • Immediate steps to take following a layoff
  • After getting laid off, why you should consider starting a business instead of looking for another job
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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