Covid-19 has caused widespread job losses. Counsellors explain what they do to help people who have been made redundant, and why for some it is an opportunity to change careers. Photo: Getty Images/Westend61Covid-19 has caused widespread job losses. Counsellors explain what they do to help people who have been made redundant, and why for some it is an opportunity to change careers. Photo: Getty Images/Westend61
Covid-19 has caused widespread job losses. Counsellors explain what they do to help people who have been made redundant, and why for some it is an opportunity to change careers. Photo: Getty Images/Westend61

Just been laid off? How to get over the shock, anger, shame, or grief you may be feeling, and the next steps

  • Getting over the shock of losing your job takes time, and perhaps professional help. It could be a chance to retrain, switch careers and do something you love
  • If you think your job is in jeopardy, have a checklist ready of things to ask. And take advantage of any outplacement services your employer offers
Topic |   Career paths
Covid-19 has caused widespread job losses. Counsellors explain what they do to help people who have been made redundant, and why for some it is an opportunity to change careers. Photo: Getty Images/Westend61Covid-19 has caused widespread job losses. Counsellors explain what they do to help people who have been made redundant, and why for some it is an opportunity to change careers. Photo: Getty Images/Westend61
Covid-19 has caused widespread job losses. Counsellors explain what they do to help people who have been made redundant, and why for some it is an opportunity to change careers. Photo: Getty Images/Westend61
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