Five things to do right away when you lose your job

Obviously being let go from a job is a setback, but it doesn’t have derail your career. We had an enquiry from a reader who had recently been fired. He was concerned that the situation might permanently impact his career. A job loss is a setback, but it doesn’t mean that your whole working life…

Getting a reference from an employer who fired you?

Can you use a previous employer as a reference if they terminated your employment? One reader wanted to know. Hi CareerBeacon! I worked for my most recent employer for over a year. I was fired in January. Can I still get a reference letter from them, even though I was let go? – Jim. First…