If you get laid off, typically you panic. But we published this guide to help showcase how you can still succeed with a strong education foundation and goals.
Boston, MA (Vocus) February 25, 2009
AchieveYourCareer.com, a respected source in online degrees and education news and information, has included a guide illustrating “Quick Tips for Reinventing Yourself during a Recession” to their website and blog. At a time when millions of Americans are struggling financially due to jobs lost, AchieveYourCareer.com outlines inexpensive, quick opportunities to help increase your income, land new job positions, and open new career paths.
“In late Q4 and continuing into Q1 of this year, we have seen a tremendous surge in traffic to our online education website, as more Americans consider the benefits that an online school can offer,” stated AchieveYourCareer.com founder and President, Michael Speicher. “If you get laid off, typically you panic. But we published this guide to help showcase how you can still succeed with a strong education foundation and goals.” Speicher added. We have included a sample of “Quick Tips for Reinventing Yourself during a Recession” and for the complete listing of all tips, visit Achieveyourcareer.com.
TIP 1: Become A Consultant.
If you find yourself unemployed or laid off, you may have several years of experience in a specific job field. Starting your own business as a consultant can be a quick and easy step to earning additional income and growing your client base. By re-establishing yourself in a specific profession, you maybe able to offer your and expertise to a variety of companies. If you are concerned about certification, several accredited online schools offer inexpensive online certificate programs that can be completed quickly at your own schedule. Certificates can be applied to several key industries such as Business, Communications, Teaching, and Health care.
TIP 2: Go Back to School
A common goal shared by many Americans is to continue their education. However, once you have entered the work force, it becomes increasingly difficult to find the time and the funds to go back to school. Believe it or not, being laid off or let go from a job can be a liberating experience for some, and it can provide the opportunity and time to become a student once again. One of the most cost effective ways to become qualified for a new career is to explore the opportunities of an online education. Programs are constantly enrolling new adult students throughout the year. Online degree programs offer superior flexibility compared to traditional campus program, as students can schedule assignments around their personal schedules. Online schools offer accredited degrees at a fraction of the cost of regional and local career colleges. And in some cases, you can earn an Associates Degree in a growing career field such as Education or Healthcare in as little as 24 months or less.
Find more “Quick Tips for Reinventing Yourself during a Recession” at Achieveyourcareer.com/blog.