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Introduction | Layoff to LAUNCH An Inbetweener's Playbook

Series Overview

Layoff to Launch is a blog series, comprised of six articles:

  1. Introduction
  2. Day One: Triage
  3. Personal Branding
  4. Résumé Strategies
  5. Self-Promotion Power Plays
  6. Dealing with Ageism


In the wake of widespread layoffs in the tech and creative sectors, many find themselves at a career crossroads. As the head of The Roster, a creative staffing agency, I've witnessed a surge in interest in freelancing. While our focus is on professional freelancers, the recent trend has brought a diverse mix of individuals to our door.

These are challenging times, and I understand the uncertainty that comes with career disruptions. That's why I've decided to share my insights and experiences in a new LinkedIn series. This isn't a product or professional service, but a collection of actionable ideas and guidance for those navigating this new landscape.

This series will be an open experiment. I'll share thoughts that are raw and real, seeking feedback from this community. The goal? To collectively provide encouragement and direction.

I invite you to join me in this journey. Let's explore how we can turn layoffs into launches and provide a playbook for those in-between.

First up: Day One: Triage...

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