Updated on 2007-02-03 - The original article that was at ww.sulekha.com/articledesc.asp?cid=159786 is not found any longer! Manish doesnot have a copy as well !
summary of the article at www.sulekha.com/articledesc.asp?cid=159786
( do read the article )
list of obvious things to do to make sure layoffs donot affect you...
- Never say never
- Build networks
- Update knowledge
- Keep an updated copy of your resume
- Ask questions all the time about the business situation
- Don't ever give the impression that you don't need the job or can easily find another one
- Plan your finances
and the above is a comment to the same article by Manish...
L - Leverage your skills across industries or disciplines. A - Articulate the value you will provide to an employer based on your skill-set. Y - Yank irrelevant details off your resume; if you are a C programmer, there is no need to write 2 bullets on your skills in writing procedures or remote calls. O - Offer examples of your contribution to the larger objective F - Fine tune your profile in a manner that will be understood by the non-tech types. Alot of project level hiring is done by business or semi-tech folks F - Focus the employer on your problem solving, analytical, and communication skills S - Steer the interview so that you are able to highlight all your strengths and achievements.
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