Before your first day in your new position, consider your strategies and tactics for career success in the workplace.
New employees are often required to participate in an orientation or onboarding training. These types of events can help you quickly adapt to your new office environment. If your organization does not offer these resources, find a mentor - a person in the organization who is willing to help you learn more about the history and the personnel in your new company.
Today’s graduates face the threat of lay-offs and job losses because of gradual or abrupt changes in the economy or organizational resources. Be prepared. You may find it useful to develop career resilience – the ability to bounce back and withstand the times without developing unhelpful or harmful professional behaviors.
Being proactive during a sudden job loss is essential to help manage the time off between jobs. Consider practicing the following when faced with a sudden job loss:
If you are faced with a sudden job loss, contact the Career Center. The CCPD team will provide you with career counseling and resources to help you transition to your next role.