Finding a Job in this Economy

26 May

Even in the current job market, getting a pink slip doesn’t always lead to long-term unemployment – especially if you’re willing to do the extra legwork it takes to get hired these days.
When David Hudson was laid off from his computer programming job, he sharpened his skills, did his due diligence and took full advantage of the resources available to him.

Hudson, 40, was lucky enough to get a heads up before his employer gave him the ax. He was notified in early February that his firm would have to make cuts and his last day would be March 6. He made sure to use the time wisely.

"I put myself in the place of the employer," he explained. "What would the employer be looking for, what would catch their eye?"

 

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