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What to Do After You've Been Fired

By Dana Manciagli, Contributing Writer and Philadelphia Business Journal
|  Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014  |  Updated 8:22 AM EDT
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Been Fired? What's Next

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Question: The aftermath of getting fired

I’ve been fired! How can I pick myself up and regain the confidence I need to land another position? How can I frame the firing in the best light so it doesn’t discourage another employer from hiring me?

Answer from Career Mojo:

I know it doesn’t help to hear, but you’re in good company: Many professionals face this same obstacle every day. It’s your perfect storm and you need guidance. Here are my recommendations for you:

  • Start the job search process now. Forget everything you think you know about how to search for positions and get current with the new process. Grab the latest books, read job search and career blogs, and ask your peers for their advice. For starters, my book “Cut the Crap, Get a Job!” provides insight from the perspective of a hiring manager with 30 years of experience.

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