So many of you readers know that I was laid off in the Spring from a TARP bank (which one I will never say.) Yes, feel bad for me but at the same time don't. It was a very unpleasant fourteen months in a very dysfunctional company and frankly, who wants to read bad news about the place you work every day and get up every day worrying if this is the day. That in itself was nerve racking Even today, there is never any good news.
That said it's hard to say if the market is improving or not, I have been networking like mad and let's face it, applying to online job sites is like dropping a coin in the ocean, never to be seen again.
So as a way to get at least feel like I am being productive, I have decided to take a series of classes with a personal coach. Don't worry the cost isn't a lot although I am sure there will be a pitch for more one-on-one sessions. I figure I need to at the least networking more.
So to those readers if you have any advice on jump starting my job search or have any contacts at the following companies whereby you can facilate an introduction, I would be most appreciated. My background is in loyalty/retention marketing.