- Give yourself time to grieve the loss: For some people a job is a major part of their identity, losing it is a major life changing event. Whether you loved your job or hated it, there are often many overwhelming and confusing emotions associated with the loss. Feelings can range from happiness or relief, to hurt, anger, or even feelings of worthlessness. It is common to feel many different emotions at the same time. Allow yourself to experience and work through the emotions, and come to terms with the situation.
- Get support: