Most of us seek to build longevity when accepting a new position, with the hopes of sustaining long-term employment within the same organization. However, these aspirations can often conflict with the realities of the current job market. When it's our choice to leave an organization, discussing the terms of our departure can be tricky, but less of an emotional burden. However, when a company makes the decision to part ways with you, talking about being fired or laid off can raise feelings of insecurity and stigmatization with new employers.
Rather than getting down in the dumps, let's talk about some ways to successfully handle conversations regarding being let go or laid off in your next interview.