Helping the Unemployed Reemploy Themselves
this reemployment blog I’ve been talking about strategies for helping exiting employees
get back to work more quickly, and generally the focus with a reemployment strategy
is helping them find a new job working for someone else. However,
an increasing number of unemployed individuals are branching out on their own, taking
control of their own destinies and reemploying themselves in their very own business
venture. New entrepreneurs were recently
highlighted in a Fox News blog called “Recipes
and we highlighted some other great examples of the American entrepreneurial spirit
in our Unemployment Blog “Unemployment
Gives Some the Incentive to Strike Out on Their Own!!!”
more and more economists talking about the structural nature of unemployment and the
fact that more and more of the traditional jobs are heading overseas, we need adventurous
souls like these to bring more innovation into our economy.
can employers do? Well, fostering an
innovative culture within our own businesses is a good start. Engaging
existing employees in finding new ways to do things can get their juices flowing so
to speak and may cause them to think about the possibility of striking out on their
own if a layoff is necessary. What about
providing information on innovation workshops or entrepreneurial information sites
as part of their exiting packages? There
are organizations out there looking to invest in new ideas.
prospective entrepreneurs not only helps the exiting employee, but could also help
the economic outlook of your community. New
business ventures lead to new jobs.
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