Coping with Job Loss

The emotional, social, and financial ramifications are many for an individual whose position has been eliminated due to the economic downturn and an organization’s need to reduce their workforce. A reduction-in-force can be devastating to the individual who has suffered a job loss and can have a significant impact on family members as well. This section describes the emotional and psychological impact an individual may experience after job loss. Information is provided to offer guidance and constructive recommendations on ways to cope with the emotional turmoil of job loss as well as tips for successful survival through this difficult time. It is the intent of this offering to help in some small way.