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Preparing To Lose a Job

preparing for a career change

Losing a job has to be one of the most emotionally and financially difficult challenges someone can experience. I wish no one ever had to have such an upheaval, but no job is ever 100% safe. Technically, any one of us could lose a job. However, there are things you can do to prepare and make life easier if you find yourself on the other side of a pink slip. We Might Lose a Job Soon Long time readers might remember that Jim got a big promotion at the beginning of this school year. After completing a master’s degree in administration, he got a job implementing a new state law regarding teacher evaluations. The state decided that every teacher had to have a formal review to keep schools moving forward, however they gave few instructions on how to determine what constituted a good report. Jim’s position was created to figure it out and start the evaluations next year. Well, we found out this week that the state has decided to scrap most of the bill because it seems too hard and districts aren’t ready. So, what this means is that most of what Jim has been doing since August is ...

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