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Reset: How to Beat the Job-Loss Blues and Get Ready for Your Next Act

3.56 of 5 stars 3.56  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Welcome to the new world of jobinsecurity.

Layoff. If you haven't experienced one, you know someone who has. Dwain Schenck speaks with authority; not only has he seen energetic, talented, and accomplished friends undergo the stress of job loss, but he, too, has felt the sting of being "let go."

Resetis the uncompromising portrait of Schenck's journey: a successful journalist
Paperback, 272 pages
Published December 31st 2013 by Da Capo Lifelong Books
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So much that I could identify with even though I've only been out of work husband has been laid off four times in less than seven years. Yeah. I was reading parts out loud to him and finally he said, "I'll read it, but you can't keep telling me what he (author) is saying." Lol

One of the major points Schenck makes is that employers are doing these layoffs and re-hires all wrong. And it's affecting the bottom line (not to mention our emotions). While there isn't much we can do about it w
Lori (Lara Britt) Sailiata
I vowed never to give less than 3 stars to any book I finished. I would wager that instead of "beating your blues," this book is bound to have you grabbing for the Xanax. Self indulgent and narcissistic. I won't be so harsh if he wasn't a "communications specialist." Really? Also I was very put off with his name dropping at every turn. Think he knows Mika? Yikes! Whatever nougats of usable material could easily fit into a blog post.
A bit glib, but I identified with much of this book.
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"Terminated by the person he hired who eventually became his boss, Dwain Schenck takes us on his journey to looking for his next job. Schenck was a successful journalist who re-entered the job market during one of the most difficult economic downturns. Suffering initially with denial and depression, he realized that he was sabotaging his job prospects."
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