Ep #195: 4 Ways to Talk About a Layoff Effectively

Get Six Figure Job You Love and Thrive Natalie Fisher | 4 Ways to Talk About a Layoff Effectively

People get laid off. If it happens to you, it’s not your fault. Even top performers get laid off, and it happens more often than you probably realize. But layoffs are a taboo topic in most cultures, which leads many people to think it means something about them if they do get laid off. And how do you talk about your layoff the next time you interview for a new role?


If you get laid off, you probably want answers about why you got laid off and not someone else. There are tons of reasons why you might get laid off, and they mean nothing about your intelligence or value as an employee. Rather than making it personal, it’s time to think about layoffs in a more helpful way, so it doesn’t stop you from effectively communicating your value in the future.


Tune in this week to hear four ways to talk about a layoff effectively. You’ll learn why it doesn’t serve you to make your layoff mean something about you, and I’ll show you how to get out of your mental drama around being laid off as quickly as possible, so you can show up for your next interview as your best self.



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What You’ll Learn from this Episode:


  • Why it isn’t your fault if you get laid off.
  • Some of the reasons people get laid off have nothing to do with the employee.
  • The biggest mistake people make when they get laid off.
  • How to reframe your thoughts about being laid off and the value you have to offer.
  • 4 effective ways to communicate around being laid off when applying for new roles.

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