Many professionals fear the raging storm of retrenchment in the workplace – dreading that they will be let go after cutbacks and downsizing, and may have to start over again. In the last two-to-three decades, working professionals have been hit hard by retrenchment; no one wants to see it coming, and it’s difficult to prepare for. Retrenchment of Professionals, Managers, and Executives (PMEs) in their 40s and 50s is a common occurrence, and at this age, finding other employment with similar pay and benefits can be a daunting undertaking. For many, it’s an impossible task.
“What can I do if I’m retrenched?” This is a question that keeps many professionals up at night.
Having personally experienced the axe, and with many friends and former colleagues who have faced similar consequences, I offer you Retrenchment Proofing! To free yourself of the fears of retrenchment, you‘ll need the right mind-set and a war chest of key professional skills. This two-pronged approach to professional development can see you through the raging storm of retrenchment should it blow your way.
Learn How To . . .
- Embrace a retrenchment-proof mindset.
- Build a war chest of skills that are relevant to the marketplace.
- Follow proven steps to help keep you stay afloat and on solid ground.
In These Pages You Will Uncover . . .
Stay future-ready in your career planning in the face of a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous corporate world. Learn the tools you will need to endure retrenchment.
- Learn about the forces that trigger retrenchment in the marketplace today.
- Learn to predict retrenchment markers before they become a real threat.
- Discover trends in the job market by taking a macro view: By 2030, what kind of jobs will be hot and what types of jobs will disappear?
- Uncover the skills you will need to survive a changing future.
- Learn which phase in the enterprise life cycle your company or business unit is in, and predict where job culling is likely to take place.
- Learn financial planning tips that will help you stay retrenchment proof.
- Learn about the retrenchment proof mind-set, allowing you to overcome negative emotions and turn a crisis into an opportunity.
- Learn to overcome worries and fear after retrenchment and how to move on towards positive outcomes
- Learn where and how to look for valuable new job opportunities, how to secure interviews, or how to become a successful entrepreneur.
- Learn how you can retire younger and embrace active living according to your own passions.