Why It’s Actually a Good Thing To Get Laid Off

Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It Now

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We’ve seen no shortage of layoffs this year — with large employers continuing to provide severance notices to Wall Street.

And while layoffs can be stressful, disappointing and depressing… in some cases, it can actually be a blessing in disguise.

I’ll show you 3 reasons why, down below in this article.

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Your role/function was not valued enough in the organization

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The first reason why a layoff might be a good thing for you, is that you were probably in a role or function that was not seen as crucial or vital in the organization.

Now, this might be a bit hard to hear, since we all work so hard in our positions — but sometimes, we find ourselves in companies or organizations where our particular function just isn’t valued as much as we think it should be.

Branding & Marketing functions are more important at Nike than some other companies

For example, Branding and Marketing departments are immensely important at places like Nike or Apple — but they may not be as important at a large utility company that relies on city or local government contracts to bring in revenue.

For those types of companies, they would likely place more value on departments like Sales or Account Management, rather than Brand Management.

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The key is, no matter what company you work for, you always want to be close to the core of what that company does, or in the new…

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