First, if you do get laid off, ask why. 23 News job expert LoRayne Logan says knowing could help convince your new boss it wasn’t due to your performance. Also, Logan say be honest, let your potential boss know there were cutbacks at your old job and you weren’t the only one given a pink slip. Logan says the trick is remaining positive, because employers will want to know what you’re doing with your time off.
Also, no matter what you decide to say, you should never trash your old company or boss.
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