I bet 99% of the people getting let go have no idea what they are going to do next… or what they are in for (how hard the job search is).
Check out this article today about 480 AirTran layoffs… HR professionals call this an RIF (reduction in force).
Check out what Liz Handlin, a JibberJobber career expert partner, is offering the 7,000 laid off American Airlines employees.
I wish some decision-makers from AirTran or American Airlines would pay for JibberJobber accounts for their people 😉
Here’s one of the scary things, for current job seekers: the market is being saturated with amazing talent. This war for talent can get bloody, and with more professionals getting dumped into the “active job seeker” mode, it’s going to have an impact on those already in the job search.
Lucky for you and me, we aren’t affected…. right?