It turns out, there are quite a few things you can say or do to make someone's day a little brighter, without being too overly sympathetic. Here are my top six things to say (and what not to say) for someone who's lost their job.
Has a sudden job loss or change left you feeling alone and worried about what happens next? Are you considering a career change but feel stuck or afraid to make the leap? Does the need for financial security override your personal happiness? My friend, Diane McClay, knows exactly how it feels to be in your shoes and wants to help.
Before Meryl Streep even uttered the words "Take your broken heart and make it into art," that's exactly what I did. I started putting on paper what I thought would be a helpful guide for others going through the hell of job loss– a book that I wish I had after I lost my job.