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5 Things To Do If You Lose Your Job

5 THINGS TO DO IF YOU LOSE YOUR JOB Regardless of circumstances, losing your job can be stressful for you and your loved ones. Here are five things to remember if you do find yourself without work to help get back on track. COMMON REASONS FOR JOB LOSS EXCESSIVE SICKNESS & ABSENCE UNDER PERFORMANCE CONTINUOUS LATENESS THEFT REVIEW YOUR RIGHTS Some of the following reasons for dismissal could mean your ex-employer has unfairly dismissed you; TIME TAKEN FOR JURY DUTY WHISTLEBLOWING APPLIED FOR MATERNITY JOINED A TRADE UNION ADVICE: Fully research your situation before taking action. The site can answer any queries you have on unfair dismissal eligibility. STEP ONE DON'T PAN!C TEMP WORK: SHIFT WORK Temp work could be an Shift work may be option while you find a available so enquire with suitable role. local businesses. CHRISTMAS TEMP: FURTHER TRAINING: Take advantage of the Assess whether further season - Christmas is a training could better your prime time for temp work. job chances. STEP TWO BE PRO-ACTIVE WILLING VOLUNTEER UPDATE DETAILS Update your CV and cover letter. BE A VOLUNTEER This looks great on a CV and adds to your experience. EXPAND SKILLS Take a class or try out a new hobby as this will occupy your mind, allow you to meet new people and open up new opportunities. FREELANCE / CONSULT If you're confident in your industry, utilise your skills to the benefit of others. NETWORK Whether it's at the local library or an industry event, putting yourself out there increases your chances of finding related job roles. STEP THREE REVIEW FINANCIAL SITUATIONS SECURE YOUR HOME REPAYMENTS: BANK MORTGAGE LANDLORD RENT INFORM YOUR SERVICE PROVIDERS: UTILITIES CAR REPAYMENTS PHONE PROVIDERS CUT DOWN ON OUTGOINGS: This may only need to be temporary but it can make a huge difference; VIDEO STREAMING MORNING E.G. NETFLIX COFFEE PRICE: PRICE: £6.99PCM Е3.50 РСМ (E70+ PCM) PAID MUSIC SERVICES GYM E.G. SPOTIFY МЕМBERSHHIPS PRICE: PRICE: £10.99PCM £40.00PCM РСМ РСМ STEP FOUR CHECK YOUR BENEFIT ENTITLEMENT In the UK, we have a system designed to help people who require support with finances.These depend on financial and family situations, as well as age. UP TO: JOB SEEKERS ALLOWANCE £71.10 UP TO: COUNCIL TAX REDUCTION 100% UP TO: HOUSING £417.02 SUPPORT PRIVATE RENTAL INCOME SUPPORT MINIMUM: UP TO: E57.90 E114.85 FOR COUPLES STEP FIVE SEEK RECRUITMENT HELP Whether you've been looking for a while or need something quick, recruitment agencies can help you get back on the career ladder. Temporary workers will have difference needs than permanent workers so find out what you need and seek the relevant help. There are many places to get advice including us at Pertemps, so get in contact with us today and register your CV to hear from one of our friendly representatives. Pertemps Network the face of recruitment

5 Things To Do If You Lose Your Job

shared by CreareInfographics on Jan 16
Although the economy is improving there is the still the risk of people losing their jobs across the country. If you’ve found you’re one of those in this situation, then this info-graphic can help...


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