Firing Back: Power Strategies for Cutting the Best Deal When You're About to Lose Your Job

Firing Back: Power Strategies for Cutting the Best Deal When You're About to Lose Your Job

by Jodie-Beth Galos, Sandy McIntosh
     
 
Turn the tables on termination! Firing Back gives you the ammunition you need to take charge and secure the best possible severance package. You'll find powerful, effective strategies for negotiation, as well as clear guidelines for creating the best conditions for your financial future. You'll also find scores of illuminating real-life stories --some tough, some

Overview

Turn the tables on termination! Firing Back gives you the ammunition you need to take charge and secure the best possible severance package. You'll find powerful, effective strategies for negotiation, as well as clear guidelines for creating the best conditions for your financial future. You'll also find scores of illuminating real-life stories --some tough, some hilarious --from people who've been there and survived. Here's what you need to know about:
* Reading the signs of impending termination
* Managing the termination meeting
* Countering your employer's negotiation tactics
* Cutting a successful exit package
* Deciding whether to take your employer to court for illegal actions
* Signing a favorable settlement and release agreement
* Preserving your financial gains and minimizing out-of-pocket expenses.

Visit the authors' Web site at http://www.firingback.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471180319
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/02/1997
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Meet the Author

JODIE-BETH GALOS is an attorney specializing in labor and employment law and human resources. She has directed human resource functions at such companies as Shearson Lehman Brothers, United HealthCare, and Saks Fifth Avenue. She practices law in Millerton, New York.

SANDY MCINTOSH, Ph.D., is a writer whose forays into corporate America have been documented by the Wall Street Journal and other periodicals. He works in Oceanside, New York.

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