This Element is an excerpt from Rebound: A Proven Plan for Starting Over After Job Loss by Martha Finney, available in print and digital formats.
Use your time of unemployment to reach major professional goals, build your visibility and prestige, and reach higher than ever! You might be out of a job, but you're not out of work. As a knowledge worker, your toolkit remains in your head - it's not like you had to return it to the company. You have everything you need to continue building your visibility and prestige while you&'re seeking employment.