Mass layoffs, business closures, restructurings … the bad news from the employment front just keeps coming. And as we've learned by now, logistics/supply chain jobs are as vulnerable as any other in this recession.
All this turmoil may have you worried about keeping your job or, if you've already been laid off, stressed about your prospects of landing a new one. But there are steps you can take to survive the recession with your sanity, if not your career, intact. Here are some tips:
But what if you've already lost your job? In that case, keeping your sanity intact calls for slightly different tactics. Instead of looking to improve your position in the company, you'll be looking to improve your position in the marketplace. What follows are some suggestions:
Bottom line: It won't be easy to stay upbeat in a shaky job market. But a positive attitude and a few strategic maneuvers can make the difference between surviving and thriving in these uncertain times.