Fired, Downsized, or Laid Off: What Your Employer Doesn't Want You to Know About How to Fight Back

Fired, Downsized, or Laid Off: What Your Employer Doesn't Want You to Know About How to Fight Back

by Alan Sklover

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All the legal facts, negotiating strategies, and coping tips anyone just dismissed from a job needs from an expert on employment law.

Job security has disappeared. Even in good times, people get the pink slip whenever cutting staff appears to be in the best interest of the company or those who run it. These days, everyone must be prepared to negotiate severance almost instantly.

Alan Sklover, an attorney with over 25 years of experience handling severance negotiation for employees, provides an insider's guide to the best approaches to getting a favorable settlement. With its wealth of information, easy-to-read style, and short chapter format, Fired, Downsized, or Laid Off has become the standard text for anyone who wants to know:

o What do standard severance packages include?
o Tips to keep self-esteem high and stress low through severance negotiations
o How to customize a severance package
o When to hire an attorney and how to use their services wisely
o How to turn job loss into an opportunity for a new career path, self-employment or early retirement

In these uncertain times, no employee will want to be without this book.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015584240
Publisher: Alan Sklover
Publication date: 01/04/2000
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 301 KB

About the Author

Alan L. Sklover empowers employees worldwide to stand up for themselves at work.

From his offices in New York City’s Rockefeller Center, Alan has devoted his 25 years of professional life to counseling and representing employees worldwide on how to negotiate and navigate for job security and career success.

As a noted authority on workplace negotiations, Alan has appeared on many media outlets, including CNN, CNBC, National Public Radio, Bloomberg Business Radio, and Court TV. He is frequently quoted by such leading publications as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week Magazine, Money Magazine, and The New York Post.

Alan is also the author of a number of books and articles, including the most popular text on severance negotiating, “Fired, Downsized, or Laid Off – What Your Employer Does Not Want You to Know About How to Fight Back.” (H.Holt, Publ., 2000)

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