Posts by Tazeem Weljie

Taz is a global strategy and business operations consultant with over 15 years of experience spanning six countries (Canada, China, Guyana, Japan, UK, and the US). She believes in a world where everybody is healthy, empowered and has the option to dream big. She has gained a global perspective and cultural awareness that allows her to build and maintain significant relationships.

How to Move Forward When You’re Out of Work and Feeling Lost

“My attitude has always been, if you fall flat on your face, at least you’re moving forward. All you have to do is get back up and try again.” ~Richard Branson

Let’s face it, losing a job sucks! Over the last couple of months, I have been chatting with friends who have recently been affected by organizational changes resulting in being out of work involuntarily. This is a situation all too familiar to millions of people, frequently through no fault of their own. Often it’s a result of an economic downturn, restructuring, acquisitions, and cost savings.

A couple of years …